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Granada Trustees Study Economic Development Assessment

  The study, initiated by a REDI, Rural Economic Development, grant was recently conducted by the State Department of Local Affairs for both Granada and Holly recently. The two part report provides an economic assessment of each town’s current status for job and population loss while the second segment provides a demographic breakdown for each […]

Granada Discusses PUMA Buy-In for Economic Study

The Granada Trustees were briefed on the approaching PUMA economic study by the Prowers County Commissioners as well as Rick Robbins, President of Prowers County Development Incorporated and board member Cindy Otto. PUMA, Progressive Urban Management Associates, will visit towns in Prowers County on February 29th and March 1st, and speak with key community members, […]

Road Work Begins on Granada Safe Routes to School

Granada Police Chief David Dougherty informed the Trustees during their October 14th meeting, work on the CDOT, Safe Routes to School project, will begin the week of October 19th.  The major cost will be paid for through grant funding and as of October 5th, the contractor, MonCor LLC had been brought on board for the […]

Good Intentions – Muddy Results, Granada Appoints Sanchez as Trustee

  It took about thirty minutes into the May 13th Granada Trustees meeting to develop a solution to the muddy street situation in the town. And all the problems started apparently because of recent rain. Two dozen residents filled the Complex, angry that their roads had become impassable because of the mud, a result of […]

Granada Customers to Vote on SECPA Sale

  Granada Trustees voted to approve a resolution during a February 26 public meeting to hold a community election on whether to sell the city’s electric power to SECPA, Southeast Colorado Power Association.  The election will be held Tuesday, April 1.  The negotiated purchase price is $475,000 and it will be approved or denied by […]

PMC Board and Local Elections Set for 2014

2014 will be a busy political year, the November General Elections notwithstanding.  A forum for candidates for Prowers County Sheriff has been scheduled for Monday, February 24 at 7pm at the Cultural Events Center, sponsored by Voices of Southeast Colorado and Second Amendment Defenders of Southeast Colorado.  Democrat and Republican Caucuses are set for March […]

Granada Trustees Approve Tree Trimming Project

The Granada Board of Trustees accepted a $30,000 bid for needed tree trimming in the community during their monthly meeting, October 10.  Tree branches are extending past a safety margin, coming into contact with power lines around the community.  The Trustees accepted the bid from All Seasons Tree Service out of Pueblo of which half […]

Granada Board Approves 1st Reading of Junked Vehicle Revision

Cover up your cars! After considerable discussion, the ordinance governing how derelict, inoperable or unregistered vehicles will be stored on private property was approved by the Granada Board of Trustees on first reading during their monthly meeting, Wednesday, June 13. The ordinance was revised by Granada Police Chief David Dougherty to now stipulate that a […]

Granada Trustees Discuss XY Canal Right of Way

The Granada Trustees held an open session this past Wednesday evening, as the board was short one member of holding an official meeting. Mayor Baca said no formal action could be taken, but the meeting would stay open in respect to audience members who wished to address the trustees. Jr. Vasquez informed the board of […]