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School board, city council to discuss urban renewal plan Monday

— The Steamboat Springs City Council and the Steamboat Springs School Board will meet Monday night to discuss the potential impact of a downtown urban renewal authority plan on the school district.

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The City Council is considering using tax increment financing in a downtown urban renewal area to fund infrastructure improvements that include sidewalks, public restrooms and pedestrian lighting.

City staff presented the urban renewal plan to the school board in August.



The school board has opposed the plan, saying it would make the school district more reliant on the state for funding, among other criticisms.

City officials say the school district and other taxing entities stand to benefit from the urban renewal plan.

The URA discussion is the first item on the school board’s agenda.

The workshop starts at 5:30 p.m. in Citizens Hall at 124 10th St.


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