Cheyenne Botanic Gardens : In The News


02−01−12 “Councilors disagree on 6th-​​penny priorities”

Article in Wyoming Tribune Eagle. by Josh Mitchell
City Council develops a list of priorities. Botanic Gardens mentioned numerous times.
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01−31−11 “City bumps rec center off 6th-​​penny list”

Article in Wyoming Tribune Eagle. by Josh Mitchell
After tallying the votes, the following list of projects (in order of top priority from highest to least) was created:
* Public safety administration building, $25 million.
* Downtown flood-​​control project, $4.8 million.
* Botanic Gardens renovation and expansion, $16 million.
* Police radios, $1 million.
* Landfill equipment, $3 million.
* Municipal Pool renovation, $5 million.
* Christensen Road overpass planning, $1.5 million.”

“There will be a special meeting of the Cheyenne City Council’s Committee of the Whole beginning at 6 p.m. Thursday to review and provide a new priorities recommendation for city sixth-​​penny sales tax projects.

A special meeting of the governing body (mayor and City Council members) will begin at 7 p.m. Thursday to consider adopting the resolution.

Both meetings will be held in City Council Chambers, Municipal Building, 2101 O’Neil Ave., and are open to the public.”

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01−10−12 “Rec center, safety building make council’s 6th penny list”

Article in Wyoming Tribune Eagle.
Cheyenne City Council includes Cheyenne Botanic Gardens in unprioritized list that goes to super committee.
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01−05−12 “Rec center submitted for 6th-​​penny list — A new airport terminal was also recommended”‘

Article in Wyoming Tribune Eagle
Mention of Cheyenne Botanic Gardens in possible 6th penny ballot City Council Committee of the Whole votes to remove prioritization and add the Recreation Center and Airport Terminal upping the total City request from $57.7 million to $95.5 million (by adding $33 million for Recreation Center and $4.8 million for new Airport Terminal).
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12−29−11 “Rec center left off of 6-​​penny list”

Article in Wyoming Tribune Eagle.
A prioritized list of city projects totaling $57.7 million (including the Cheyenne Botanic Garden Renovation Expansion) has been developed by the City Council Finance Committee for possible sixth-​​penny sales tax funding.
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Mad Hatter Visits Botanic Gardens in Cheyenne

The second annual Mad Hatter Tea Party was held on Sunday to raise money for the Children’s Village at Cheyenne’s Botanic Gardens.
Over three hundred people were at the event.
The event is essential to keeping the gardens free to the public

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12−20−11 Cheyenne Light, Fuel & Power set for 2012 ‘Summer of Power’ Series

Cheyenne Light Fuel and Power announced their continuing support to sponsor the “Summer of Power Series.” This continues a many year tradition of Cheyenne Light Fuel and Power supporting fun, educational and entertaining events at the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens and the Paul Smith Children’s Village at the Gardens.  

08−16−11 Could Menards sale get postponed?

Article in Wyoming Tribune Eagle.
The Cheyenne Botanic Gardens is mentioned as a possible recipient of the or some of the funds from this land sale.
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08−09−11 “Public debates Menards land sale”

Article in Wyoming Tribune Eagle.
Once again the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens is mentioned as a possible recipient of the funds from this land sale.
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07−14−11 “What a mess”

Article in Wyoming Tribune Eagle.
Aaron Sommers, Education Director for the Children’s Village at the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens, cleans up broken glass inside the greenhouse after devastating hail storm
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