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  1. Help Create Economic Development Plan (EDP)

    The EDP Advisory Committee meets the 1st & 3rd Wednesday of each month from 6:30 to 8:00 pm and the 2nd & 4th Thursday of each month from 11:45 am to 1:15 pm. Meetings take place at the NMHU-Raton...

    Mar 5, 2014 by Paul Jenkins (5 points)

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  2. Access road to Mesa from Raton?

    I presently rent an apt in Trinidad and am considering buying a home in Raton and moving there. With the new development of Fisher's Peak becoming a Colorado state park, will there be a way to access...

    Jul 10, 2020 by Chip Shirley (5 points)

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  3. After adult-use marijuana is legalized, will there be dispensaries in Raton?

    Competition with Trinidad's dispensaries could boost Raton's economy. I'm considering moving to Raton in October for the affordable housing.

    Jul 4, 2020 by Patrick Bennion (5 points)

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  4. Lets utilize the K Mart building

    We could create an indoor shopping mall / food court. Much like the Colorado Mills shopping center in Golden, CO. Divided space for retailers who have their own storefront. Building is community...

    Jul 6, 2022 by DONNA BERRY (5 points)

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  5. Channel traffic via exit 451 to downtown Raton

    At one time, I and some others were part of a conversation with a Mexican bussinessman who suggested that Raton would be a good distribution hub for goods coming in from Mexico. I have heard that...

    Mar 3, 2020 by Rita martinez (5 points)

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  6. no barking dogs

    Since we're all trapped in our house for this pandemic maybe NOW we can get these stupid goobers to not let their dogs bark in the backyard for 16 hours

    Mar 26, 2020 by Robert Cwetna (8 points)

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  7. Start a farmers market food hub

    I believe that Raton should have a place where citizens that want to buy homegrown food should be able to without having to be outdoors.This opportunity will also benefit local farmers get their...

    Dec 7, 2021 by Debra Balizan (5 points)

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