Press Release 9/20/2019 – Streets Trust Fund Ward Presentations

Presentations explaining the Alamosa Streets Trust Fund ballot issue will take place in each of the four City Wards soon. Citizens will be able to vote on the issue during the Tuesday, November 5 regular election. The public is invited to attend.

Heather Brooks, Alamosa City Manager, will give the presentations. Ward Councilors will share their thoughts about the proposed tax and hear resident comments. There will be a question and answer period directly after each presentation.

Please feel free to attend any meeting that is convenient for you:

Ward 2 with Councilor Broyles: September 26, Living Water Bible Fellowship at 2910 Clark Street, 6 p.m.

All Wards: September 30, City Hall, 6 p.m.

Ward 3 with Councilor Griego: October 1, Knights of Columbus, 1112 8th Street, 6 p.m.

Ward 4 with Councilor Carson: October 9 at the Alamosa Recreation Center, 6 p.m.

Ward 1 with Councilor Hensley: October 14 at City Hall, 6 p.m.

The issue came to light after 44% of Alamosa citizens told the City, through the Comprehensive Plan update, that the streets in Alamosa were bad or very bad. Only 29% of residents felt that the city was doing a good job of maintaining streets. Smoother roads, sidewalks, and bike lanes were all identified as top priorities.

For more information about the Alamosa Streets Trust Fund proposal, please visit www.cityofalamosa.org and click on the yellow bar.

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The City of Alamosa is a multicultural community of 9,000+ centrally located in the San Luis Valley of Southern Colorado. The City was incorporated in 1878 and is the gateway to the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve where more than 400,000 visitors enjoy Colorado’s natural beauty each year. For more information, visit us at www.cityofalamosa.org.

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