Greeley weighs plans to build d'town hotel
The city will soon receive the results of an assessment that will give it a clearer picture of where a downtown hotel might be located. The city budgeted $50,000 for the assessment, which is examining the potential for "economizing" city-used space, according to city Economic Development Manager Bruce Biggi.
There are "two or three" possible downtown locations, according to Mayor Tom Norton, and some of those include properties that are being used by the city for various functions. City officials declined to specify which properties are being considered.
The mayor considers "downtown" to be the area encompassed by the boundaries of 4th Street, 16th Street, 7th Avenue and 12th Avenue.
The assessment, the results of which are due in the city's hands June 6, will determine which, if any, city buildings downtown can potentially be considered surplus and made available for redevelopment, namely, a hotel.
There are five city buildings in the downtown area: city hall, city hall annex, Lincoln Park annex, a public works building and a
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