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Broad reactions in wake of Steamboat 700 election

Voters’ denial of annexation spurs celebration, regret across city

Steamboat 700 supporters and opponents agreed on one thing Tuesday night: Voters’ rejection of the annexation means it’s time for the city to update its community plan and rethink how to handle growth in coming years.

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Steamboat says ‘no’ to 700

City voters reject annexation 61 to 39 percent

The vote rejects what would have been the city's most substantial annexation since the Mount Werner ski resort area was folded into city limits decades ago. Danny Mulcahy, Steamboat 700 principal and project manager, said earlier today that his development team was not yet sure what its next step would be if voters denied Steamboat 700.


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