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					                                                                  La Plata County
                                                          Community Development Action Plan

   La Plata County Community Development Plan 2002

    Project Description   Rank    Expected Outcomes             Action Steps             Primary Partners         Available        Resource /
                                                                                                                 Resources        Organization
                                                                                                                                     Gaps
    1. PUBLIC             Med.       Increase                Purchase glass              City of Durango     User fees        No plastic
    INFRA-                       recycling efforts to     crushing equipment           Recycling Center
    STRUCTURE &                  reduce solid landfill        Expand existing             San Juan Basin
    SERVICES: La                 waste                    facility – construct large   Recycling Association
    Plata County                                          pole shed                    (SJBRA)
    Recycling                                                 Develop plastic
                                                          recycling services
                                                              Continue education of
                                                          public about benefits of
                                                          recycling
    2. Public             Low        Expand sewer            Delineate new service        South Durango      User fees        None
    Infrastructure:              service to Koshak        area                         Sanitation District
    South Durango                Mesa and Animas              Extend existing sewer        San Juan Basin
    Sanitation District          Airpark                  lines across proposed CR     Health
                                                          213 bridge                        State of
                                                              Extend sewer lines to   Colorado
                                                          Koshak Mesa, Animas               Environmental
                                                          Airpark and other            Protection Agency
                                                          developments in new               Southern Ute
                                                          service area                 Tribe
    3. Transportation:    Med.        Re-route of La         Complete bridge              La Plata County    County Road      Funding for
    CR 213 Bridge                Posta Road via new       design study                      City of Durango   & Bridge          pedestrian
                                 bridge to Hwy 160            Construct bridge                                Revenues          accommodations
                                                                                                                La Posta
                                                                                                               Road Impact
                                                                                                               Fees
    4. Transportation:    NR          Improved airport       Complete terminal           La Plata County     Fed. Airport     None
    Expand And                   facilities               renovations                      City of Durango    Improvement
    Renovate Durango                                          Complete update of                              Funding
    / La Plata County                                     airport master plan                                   Colorado
    Airport                                                   Renovate runway                                 Discretionary
                                                          with potential to extend                             Aviation Grants
                                                              Expand parking lot

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    Project Description   Rank    Expected Outcomes             Action Steps              Primary Partners        Available         Resource /
                                                                                                                 Resources         Organization
                                                                                                                                      Gaps
    5. Transportation:    High       Expanded                Encourage existing           Airport            Private sector    None
    Maintain And                 regional air service     carriers to consolidate       Commission             incentives
    Improve Reliable                                      regional operations at La         Air Carriers       EZ Project
    Air Service                                           Plata County Airport              Durango           Designation
    Between La Plata                                          Improve and expand       Mountain Resort
    County And                                            regional ground                   Local
    Connecting Hubs                                       transportation services to    Businesses
                                                          and from Airport and              DACRA
                                                          regional centers                  San Juan Forum
                                                          (Farmington, Cortez,              Destination
                                                          Durango, Pagosa Springs)      Durango
    6. Transportation:    High       Widening of Hwy        Complete Hwy                  La Plata County    Federal and       None
    Highways 160 And             160 – Bayfield to        550/160 Corridor Study            Municipalities    State funds
    550 Improvements             Durango and Hwy 550      and environmental                 CDOT
    Plans                        – New Mexico to Hwy      assessment                        Regional
                                 160                         Secure funding            Transport
                                                             Secure ROW                    Planning
                                                             Develop project           Commission
    7. Tele-              High        Development of        Private provider to           Private            Beanpole          None
    communications:              redundant broadband      secure right of way and       Telecommunications     Project
    Establish                    telecommunications       install fiber-optic           Companies
    Broadband Fiber              connections              connections to Grand              State
    Optic Connection                                      Junction and Albuquerque          MNT
    To Global                                                Develop local
    Networks                                              network(s) to complete link

    8. Arts & Culture:    Low         Develop a             Identify sites to place      City of Durango     Donations         None
    Art In Public                city/county 1% for the   statues                          Durango Arts        1% of all
    Places                       Arts program for all        Locate statue donors      Center                 budgeted
                                 non road/bridge             Erect and maintain           Local Artists      capital projects
                                 projects involving       statues                          La Plata County
                                 city/county dollars         City/county
                                                          proclamations



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    Project Description   Rank    Expected Outcomes                Action Steps             Primary Partners        Available          Resource /
                                                                                                                   Resources          Organization
                                                                                                                                         Gaps
    9. Arts & Culture:    Low        Promote                    Educate local              Durango Arts        Tax revenues       None
    Durango Art Image            Durango’s image as           businesses about the        Center                  Local
    Promotion                    an arts and cultural         economic benefits of arts      Ft Lewis College   businesses
                                 center                       and culture destination        School Boards       Private
                                                              image                          DACRA              donations
                                                                 Encourage DACRA to         City of Durango     Durango Arts
                                                              display arts and culture       Local Merchants    Center
                                                              destination theme in           Gallery Assoc.     membership
                                                              advertising                                        fees
                                                                 Encourage area
                                                              businesses to promote
                                                              image in advertising
    10. Education:        Med.       Support                    Renovate & expand           Fort Lewis         State funding      None
    Fort Lewis College           enrollment growth and        Berndt Hall & gym           College                 Private
    Expansion/Renova             technology change               Tear down Hesperus                             donations
    tion                                                      Hall
    11. Daycare:          NR         Meet childcare             Locate potential            Durango            Tax Credits for    Funding
    Develop 24 Hour /            needs for residents          space                       Employers Daycare      donations
    Day a Week                   working non-traditional         Secure access           Assoc. (DEDCA)          CDBG
    Facility,                    hours                        approval                        La Plata Family    Colorado
                                     Provide sick care          Apply for funding       Center                 Children’s
                                 room for children with                                       CAEYC             Campaign
                                 minor illnesses                                              CORRA              Private /govt.
                                                                                              Mercy Childcare   funding
    12. Daycare:          Med.        Establish at least        Locate potential            FLC Child          Tax credits for    Business
    Expand / New                 one new facility at FLC      facilities                  Development Ctr.       donations           Management
    Facilities, Staff            Child Dev. Center               Secure access               La Plata Family    CDBG              resources for
    Wage Increases                    Increase wages         approval                    Center                                     childcare
                                 to attract qualified staff      Implement work wage         Durango
                                      Expand existing        bonus program               Employers Daycare
                                 childcare facilities            Apply for funding       Assoc.




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    Project Description   Rank   Expected Outcomes               Action Steps              Primary Partners        Available        Resource /
                                                                                                                  Resources        Organization
                                                                                                                                      Gaps
    13. Fire              NR         Improved                Develop plans with           Durango Fire        None             None
    Protection:                  response time             Durango Fire Rescue           Rescue Authority
    Renovate/Expand                  Meet growing         Authority
    Station on Hwy               population needs
    172
    14. Fire              Low        Improved                Develop plans in             Durango Fire        None             None
    Protection: New              response time in          conjunction with City of      Rescue Authority
    Station in Ewing             eastern side of           Durango                          City of Durango
    Mesa / Hwy 3 Area            Durango and                  Obtain site for station
                                 surrounding area             Obtain construction
                                                           bids and select contractor
                                                              Develop staffing
                                                           arrangement
    15. Health &          High        Promote longer         Obtain funding &              Southern Ute       CDBG             None
    Human Services:              term sobriety             design of center              Indian Tribe            CO Alcohol &
    Build New Alcohol                 Expand In and          Obtain site                   SUCAP             Drug Abuse
    Treatment                    outpatient clientele         Obtain construction           Town of Ignacio   Division
    Center/Peaceful                   Increase revenue    bids, and select                                      US Dept. of
    Spirit                       stream                    contractors                                          Justice
                                                                                                                Assistance
    16. Health &          Med.        Upgraded               Solicit private              Mercy Medical       Mercy funding    Funding to
    Human Services:              facilities and expanded   donations                     Center                  EZ Tax Credit   upgrade facility
    Upgrade or                   services                     Prepare grant                San Juan Basin     for Pledges &      Available land
    Rebuild Mercy                                          proposals                     Health Dept.           contributions      Building
    Medical Center                                            Improve infrastructure       SWC Mental          Catholic        infrastructure
    Facilities                                             and parking                   Health                 Health
                                                              Renovation for               CHI – Catholic     Initiatives
                                                           expansion to increase         Health Initiatives      Private
                                                           cardio-vascular surgery                              Foundations
                                                           area                                                  CDBG




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    Project Description   Rank   Expected Outcomes               Action Steps               Primary Partners          Available         Resource /
                                                                                                                     Resources         Organization
                                                                                                                                          Gaps
    17. Health &          Med.        Provide medical         Develop broadband             Mercy Medical        Grants            None
    Human Services:              outreach to rural areas   telecommunications             Center                    User charges
    Mercy Hospital               of region via telephone   infrastructure within region       Local health         LPEA
    Telemedicine                 and -internet                 Solicit regional          providers and
                                                           involvement of medical         physicians
                                                           community                          Telecommunicati
                                                               Develop service           ons / Internet Service
                                                               Advertise service and     Providers
                                                           educate community                  Region 9 EDD
    18.   Health &        Low         Revised services        Educate public and            San Juan Basin       Medicare          None
    Human Services:              offerings and new         legislators of lack of basic   Health                    Medicaid
    Home health care             funding sources           services and excessive             La Plata County      Private health
    agencies                                               needs for more funding             Mercy Home          insurance
    reorganization                                             Secure funding            Health                    Local grants
                                                               Increase staffing and         Area Agency on
                                                           services to meet growing       Aging
                                                           community needs
    19. Health &          NR         Create a dental          Develop program              San Juan Basin        Valley Wide       Local dentists
    Human Services:              care program for              Recruit dentists          Health                                      do not accept
    Low Income Adult             individuals over 18           Provide care                 La Plata County                         Medicaid or
    Dental Care                  who are uninsured or                                        Mercy Medical                           uninsured
                                 on Medicaid to receive                                   Center                                      working poor
                                 dental care                                                 SW Community
                                                                                          Resources




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    Project Description   Rank    Expected Outcomes                Action Steps              Primary Partners          Available         Resource /
                                                                                                                      Resources         Organization
                                                                                                                                           Gaps
    20. Health &          Low        Better dental             Scheduling                    Volunteer Dental     Private          More Dentists
    Human Services:              health for children in 5-      Advertise                 Professionals            donations         to accept
    “Miles For Smiles”           county area                    Educate public                Volunteer Drivers    Tobacco         Medicare
    Mobile Dental                                               Coordinate volunteers         Rotary Club         Settlement
    Service &                                                   Continue funding              Southwest           grant
    Children’s Dental                                        within 5-county area          Community Resources
    Clinic for People                                                                          Full-time Dental
    Under 18 Years of                                                                      Practitioner
    Age                                                                                        Valley Wide
                                                                                               United Way of
                                                                                           SW Colorado


    21. Health &          Low        Build 25 bed               Approval from               Sunshine              None             None
    Human Services:              nursing facility on         Durango Planning              Gardens
    Sunshine Gardens             existing campus             Commission and City
    expansion                                                Council
                                                                 Construction of new
                                                             facility
    22. Land Use:         NR          Planning                  Solicit public input         City of Durango      City budget      None
    City of Durango              Commission adoption             Complete plan &              Citizens
    Comprehensive                of document to guide        revisions                         Interested
    Plan                         growth & development            Adoption by Planning     groups
                                 decisions in city           Commission
                                                                 Implementation of
                                                             plan
    23. Public            Med.       Revised                    Prepare Draft Plan           United States        Congressional    None
    Lands: San Juan              Management Plan for         and Draft Environmental       Forest Service           funding
    National Forest              the Forest, including       Impact Statement                  Office of
    Plan Revision                management                      Review and               Community Services
                                 prescriptions for           Comment on draft
                                 recreation, timber,         documents
                                 mining, wildlife,               Prepare final plan and
                                 grazing, etc.               final EIS (estimate
                                                             completion spring 2003)

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    Project Description      Rank    Expected Outcomes              Action Steps                Primary Partners           Available          Resource /
                                                                                                                          Resources          Organization
                                                                                                                                                  Gaps
    24. Public               Med.       Replace current          Educate public                 La Plata County       None              Funding to
    Safety: County                  county jail               regarding need for new /                                                     rebuild/upgrade
    Jail                                                      upgraded facility                                                            facility
                                                                  Identify potential sites
                                                                  Implement facility
                                                              phases (infrastructure,
                                                              minimum security units,
                                                              replace housing units)
    25. ECONOMIC             High       Establish new            Identify potential sites       La Plata County       Potential EDA     Availability of
    DEVELOPMENT:                    commercial / industrial       Recruit development            Municipalities       and/or CBDG        developable land
    Business                        park                      partners                            DIDF                 funding for
    Expansion/                                                    Procure site and gain          Private              utility and road
    Retention:                                                requisite government            Enterprise                extensions
    Develop New                                               approvals                           DACRA                 Partnership to
    Commercial and                                                Develop infrastructure         LEAD                 Rebuild
    Industrial                                                    Market and occupy              Region 9 EDD         America
    Center(s) in the                                          site                                                      Program (DOE)
    County                                                                                                               USDA Rural
                                                                                                                        Development
    26. Business             Low          Ensure                Develop contingency              DACRA                None              None
    Development &                   continued operation       plan                                 Local businesses
    Expansion:                      and solvency of train        Explore and develop              Local community
    Develop a                       and /or ski resort in     funding, ownership and          organizations
    Community Based                 case of financial         management options                   Existing owners
    Contingency Plan                difficulties                                              of train and ski resort
    to assist The
    Durango Silverton
    Narrow Gauge
    Railroad and / or
    Durango Mt.
    Resort in case of
    financial difficulties




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    Project Description   Rank   Expected Outcomes               Action Steps              Primary Partners          Available          Resource /
                                                                                                                    Resources          Organization
                                                                                                                                          Gaps
    27. Business          Med.        Continue to            Continue to promote          La Plata County       Small              Venture capital
    Development &                provide “gap” financing   availability of RLF funds        Local Banks          Business
    Expansion:                   for local businesses         Create larger                Region 9 EDD         Admin.
    Revolving                                              revolving capital fund           SM. Business          State Office of
    Business Loan                                             Expand marketing          Dev. Ctr.                Economic Dev.
    Fund (RLF)                                             and outreach                     LEAD                 (OED)
                                                                                                                   CDBG
                                                                                                                   EDA
                                                                                                                   CAPCO
    28. Infrastructure    NR         Remain in                Negotiate a purchase         Town of Ignacio      Southern Ute       None
    : Ignacio Volunteer          emergency medical         of CDOT owned building                                 Indian Tribe
    Emergency Squad              services use                                                                      Other
    Building purchase                                                                                             fundraising
    29. Public            Low        More efficient          Identify departments          La Plata County      Tax revenues       None
    Facilities:                  use of county office      with critical space needs                               Potential
    Additional or                space to better serve     that would better serve the                            general
    alternative space            the public and            public outside of the                                  obligation bond
    for county                   adequately house          County Courthouse                                      revenues
    departments such             county employees             Complete facilities
    as Social Services,                                    assessment study
    Road & Bridge                                             Identify and study
    Maintenance                                            specific sites and options
    Shops, etc.
    30. Leadership        Low        Continue to             Work with diverse             Leadership La        Staff support      None
    Development:                 develop leadership in     groups to develop a           Plata
    Training and                 the county and an         shared vision for the             DACRA
    Guidance to                  increased awareness       county                            Elected officials
    Enhance                      and knowledge of                                            Local businesses
    Leadership Within            community issues and                                        High School
    the Community                goals                                                   Leadership Groups




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    Project Description   Rank   Expected Outcomes             Action Steps             Primary Partners        Available         Resource /
                                                                                                               Resources         Organization
                                                                                                                                    Gaps
    31. Youth             NR         Reduced alcohol        Work with local             Southern Ute       CDBG (public      None
    Development:                 and substance abuse      community to revise         Community Action       facilities)
    Ignacio Boys and                 Increased           Ignacio Drop-In Center      Programs                Indian
    Girls Clubs                  academic performance     program (SUCAP) to follow       Town of Ignacio   Community
                                     Stronger families   Boys and Girls Club model       Southern Ute      Development
                                     Decreased              Estimate cost based     Indian Tribe           Block Grant
                                 juvenile crime           on design                       Ignacio School    (ICDBG)
                                                             Initiate capital        District                Two lots
                                                          campaign to secure local,                          (owned by
                                                          foundation and corporate                           SUCAP)
                                                          donations                                           Operations
                                                             Secure additional                              funds from
                                                          operating funds as needed                          Colo. Alcohol
                                                             Identify and secure                            and Drug
                                                          CDBG portions of funding                           Abuse Division
                                                             Construct and                                   US Dept. of
                                                          operate                                            Justice, Bureau
                                                                                                             of Justice
                                                                                                             Assistance
                                                                                                              Boys and Girls
                                                                                                             Clubs of
                                                                                                             America
                                                                                                              Corporate and
                                                                                                             foundation
                                                                                                             funds
                                                                                                              Local donors
                                                                                                              Local
                                                                                                             volunteers




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    Project Description   Rank    Expected Outcomes               Action Steps             Primary Partners          Available        Resource /
                                                                                                                    Resources        Organization
                                                                                                                                        Gaps
    32. Tourism:          Med.       Maintain and             Focus on improving            DACRA               Lodgers Tax      None
    Marketing And                improve county             presence on world wide            Lodgers            revenues
    Promotional                  tourism                    web/web site visits          Tax/Tourism Board
    Efforts (DACRA)                                            Expand partnerships           SW Colo. Travel
                                                            with State of Colorado       Region.
                                                                                              Colo. Tourism
                                                                                         Office
                                                                                              National Tour
                                                                                         Operators
                                                                                              Local
                                                                                         Businesses
    33. Tourism:          Med.       Develop a                 Continue to prepare          Durango             Sales tax        Suitable
    Convention/                  modern, high capacity      feasibility study            Conference Center        assessment        locations
    Conference Center            conference center              Identify suitable       Business Improvement      Bond issuance
                                                            location                     District                  EZ Project
                                                                Develop ballot               City of Durango    Designation
                                                            measure for bonding               DACRA
                                                            authority
                                                                Float bonds
                                                                Develop and market
                                                            facility
    34. Work Force        High        Expanded local           Continue developing          DACRA               TANF             None
    Development:                 work force                 DACRA partnership with            9R School           Job Works
    Local Work Force                  Better retention     K- 12 schools & local        District                 Program
    Development And              of local workers in the    business to develop               Ft Lewis College    Wagner Pfiser
    Retention                    community                  workforce                         Local businesses    EZ Project
                                      Local workforce          Encourage local              Economic           Designation
                                 better qualified to meet   businesses to attend job     Development groups
                                 needs of local             fairs at area high schools        Community
                                 businesses                 and colleges                 colleges
                                                                Provide job
                                                            placement & worker
                                                            training
                                                                Involve community
                                                            colleges

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    Project Description   Rank    Expected Outcomes              Action Steps              Primary Partners        Available       Resource /
                                                                                                                  Resources       Organization
                                                                                                                                     Gaps
    35. Work Force        Med.       Continue to help        Expand existing               Durango Adult      U.S. Dept of    None
    Development:                 adults without High       facilities                    Education Center       Housing and
    Durango Adult                School diplomas pass         Work with local               DACRA             Urban
    Education Center             General Education         education centers to              Women’s           Development
                                 Diploma (GED) and         diversify education options   Resource Center         United Way
                                 develop basic math &         Provide on site child         9R School          Ballantine
                                 computer skills           care                          District               Family Fund
                                                                                             Area Businesses    Americore &
                                                                                             BBBS              SW Youth
                                                                                                                Corp.
                                                                                                                 US Dept of
                                                                                                                Education
    36. Work Force        Med.        Keep students in       Identify funding              Durango Latino     Gates           None
    Development:                 high school by            sources                       Education Coalition,   Foundation
    High School                  providing mentors and        Purchase computers        (DLEC)                 Trust
    Mentoring                    tutoring                     Hire mentors / tutors         Youth Organized    9R School
                                                                                         Unity (YOU)            District
                                                                                             9R School          Local
                                                                                         District               Businesses
                                                                                                                 Service
                                                                                                                Groups
    37. Workforce         NR         Complement              Increase staff hours          Women’s            Grants          males
    Development:                 existing programs and        Extend outreach to        Resource Center         Donations &
    Expansion of                 continue to serve         other communities                 Region 9 EDD      fees
    Ready Set Go                 women striving to            Establish advisory            Small Business     Fundraisers
    Program                      achieve financial self-   council                       Dev. Ctr.
                                 sufficiency                  Develop micro-                Pinon Project
                                                           enterprise loan fund              Adult Education
                                                                                         Ctr.
                                                                                             Volunteers of
                                                                                         America
                                                                                             SW Colorado
                                                                                         Workforce Centers
                                                                                             La Plata County


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    Project Description   Rank    Expected Outcomes               Action Steps              Primary Partners          Available          Resource /
                                                                                                                     Resources          Organization
                                                                                                                                            Gaps
    38. Agriculture:      Low         Development of          Inventory current              Local growers       Colo. Dept. of    Lack of support
    Strengthen /                 strategies to diversify    agricultural resources and    and producers            Ag. Technical      staff
    Support The                  the county’s               production                         La Plata County    assistance
    County’s                     agricultural economy          Assess potential for      Agricultural Extension    USDA
    Agricultural                      Development of       diversifying crop             Office                    National
    Economy                      measures to                production                         La Plata           Resource
                                 encourage protection          Identify strategies for   Cattlemen’s Assoc.       Conservation
                                 of agriculture             local “value added”                San Juan           Service
                                                            processing of existing and    Woolgrowers               Farm Service
                                                            potential crops                    San Juan RC&D      Agency
                                                               Continue to provide
                                                            incentives for agricultural
                                                            activity and suitable crop
                                                            diversification
                                                               Continue Farmer’s
                                                            Market
    39. Preserving        NR           Decreased rural        Continue local                Spring Creek         Land              None
    rural agricultural           isolation                  fundraising efforts           Community                 Facility
    community life:                    Multi-                 Secure volunteer          Association              (Spring Creek
    Spring Creek                 generational bonding       labor for project                                      Dance Hall)
    Dance Hall                         Stronger family        Secure funds for                                    Local
    renovation Phase             life                       materials and equipment                                donations
    II (furnace,                       Recreation                                                                  Foundations
    insulation, siding)                Provide meeting                                                            and
                                 space                                                                             corporations
                                       Heat the facility                                                           Volunteer
                                                                                                                   labor
                                                                                                                    CDBG
                                                                                                                    USDA Rural
                                                                                                                   Development
                                                                                                                   funds
                                                                                                                    Hall rental
                                                                                                                   fees




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                                                                        La Plata County
                                                                Community Development Action Plan

     Project Description        Rank    Expected Outcomes             Action Steps                 Primary Partners        Available        Resource /
                                                                                                                          Resources        Organization
                                                                                                                                              Gaps
     40. Agriculture:           NR         Livestock              Complete                         LPEA               CDBG             No phase 3
     Livestock                         Processing facility in   environmental assessment             Region 9                            power to site
     Processing Facility               county                      Receive state and                Sunnyside
                                                                county approval                  Farms
                                                                                                     La Plata
                                                                                                 County
                                                                                                 LEAD
     41. HOUSING:               High        Increased              Identify potential sites        La Plata County    CDBG /          La Plata County
     Affordable                        affordable housing       for new housing                      Southwest          RLF             Housing Authority
     Housing Advocacy                  opportunities in the         Identify funding for        Community Resources     Colo. Housing
                                       county.                  predevelopment and               (SCR)                  Finance
                                                                development costs                    City of Durango   Authority
                                                                    Work with county and            Community         (CHFA)
                                                                cities to standardize            Development Corp.       Community
                                                                affordable housing                   Habitat for       Re-investment
                                                                approval processes               Humanity               Act
                                                                    Form private sector             Colorado
                                                                partnerships                     Housing Inc.
                                                                    Create loan
                                                                guarantee programs
     42. Fair Housing           Low        Fair Housing            Southwest                      SCR                 Counseling       None
     Equally Available                 practices observed       Community Resources                 Legal Aid          and referral by
     On A Non-                         throughout the County    (SCR) to continue                   HUD                SCR
     Discriminatory                                             publicizing that it provides                             Legal
     Basis                                                      assistance to anyone                                    representation
                                                                experiencing                                             HUD
                                                                discrimination                                          enforcement



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La Plata County Board of Commissioners Chairperson                                                     Date


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