The Reporter Two-Way: City offices are 'full steam ahead'

Aug 16, 2017

Conceptual rendering of the City Offices at Rio Grande.
Credit courtesy City of Aspen

  The Aspen City Council chose a financing option for new city offices this week.



The planned 37,000 square foot civic plaza is estimated to have a $22 million price tag. Reporter Alycin Bektesh attended the work session as council gave the go ahead on a government loan to fund the project. The Certificates of Participation come at a higher interest rate than all of the other financing options the council was considering and have no requirement for voter approval.

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