Published in The Steamboat Pilot & Today on Friday, February 28, 2014
By Michael Schrantz
"Steamboat Springs — The city of Steamboat Springs has claimed a lot in Barn Village at Steamboat that the original developer of the subdivision put up as collateral for its community housing requirement.
As part of the city’s search for a suitable site for a new police station, the lot is being considered in a swap with Yampa Valley Medical Center that would allow the city to build at the corner of Pine Grove Road and Central Park Drive.
The city has a list of about 20 potential sites for a new police station.
Barn Village at Steamboat went through the city’s planning process at a time when inclusionary zoning still was part of the community housing…