RANGELY I A small group of local government officials and citizens met July 14 with the staff of Better City to learn their discoveries and recommendations for the Rangely part of the Rio Blanco County Economic Development Strategy, Phase I—Community Assessment. The county and towns of Meeker and Rangely contracted Better City to conduct a […]
MEEKER I Last week, the Rio Blanco County Economic Development Strategy, Phase I- Community Assessment Report for Meeker was released. The report, prepared by Better City, contains a list of assets and liabilities in the town, a SWOT analysis and recommendations for potential improvements to the community.
RBC I Economic development projects in Rio Blanco County (RBC) are moving forward, among them the launch of two Small Business Development Center (SBDC) satellite offices and assessing the economic impacts of coal in the region. RBC Economic Development Coordinator Katelin Cook said the SBDC satellites, located in the Meeker and Rangely Area Chamber of […]
RBC I Like a summer houseguest who outstays his welcome, the current economic climate just won’t leave.
MEEKER I At an economic development planning meeting Monday at the Fairfield Center, approximately 40 attendees voiced their thoughts and ideas about economic development. Participants represented 19 businesses, 13 special districts, boards or organizations, 12 government entities and two concerned citizens.
Meetings were held in Rangely and Meeker last week to discuss Gov. Hickenlooper’s Bottom Up Economic Development strategy.
RBC — Even though the exact form or direction is still taking shape, a group of business people and community leaders is moving ahead with efforts to focus on creating an economic development strategy for the county.
RBC — A community survey was distributed to all households in Rio Blanco County in late January in an effort to collect information for the update to the county’s master plan. A total of 2,675 surveys were mailed and, to date, 400 have been returned.