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Steamboat 700 vote turnout continues to climb

Election judges processing ballots for annexation decision

Election judges


Learn more about the proposed Steamboat 700 annexation at

Vote on 700

■ Ballots for the mail-only election have been sent to city voters. City Hall is the only place for voters to return their ballots, by mail or drop-off. City Hall is open from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays.

■ City Hall will be open from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday, and from 7:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, so voters can return ballots. Voters can receive ballots through Tuesday at City Hall.

■ The mailing address is: City Clerk’s Office, 137 10th St., Steamboat Springs, CO 80477. One normal postage stamp is sufficient for ballot mailing.

■ Steamboat 700 is a proposed master-planned community on 487 acres adjacent to the western city limits of Steamboat Springs. The project proposes about 2,000 homes — from apartments to single-family home lots — and 380,000 square feet of commercial development that would be built to the standards of new urbanism (dense, walkable and transit-friendly).

Election judges, from right, Barb De Vries, Catherine Carson and Lynn Abbott process ballots for the city of Steamboat Springs' vote on Steamboat 700. This is the first day that judges were able to open envelopes and process ballots. More than 2,600 ballots have been cast.
John F. Russell