The Pueblo County (CO) Commissioners officially shut down the proposed baseball stadium issue Monday, terminating a deal with the Pueblo Urban Renewal Authority. Read more here.
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Pueblo County commissioners Terry Hart and Sal Pace approved two resolutions Monday concerning the Youth Entertainment and Sports project, which includes a proposed minor league baseball stadium. Read more here.
The old Pueblo (CO) Police Department annex building that sits near the Historic Arkansas Riverwalk is going to face the wrecking ball. The building, owned by the city, is located on one of the lots the Pueblo County commissioners are proposing for a hotel to be developed within the tax increment financing district being used to fund the new $25 million ballpark. Read more here.
The owner of the Orem Owlz (Rookie, Pioneer League) Jeff Katofsky, will be in Pueblo (CO) Wednesday to present his intentions to relocate his team to the city. The announcement is scheduled for 11:00 a.m. CDT. Read more here. Stayed tuned for more details.
Jeff Katofsky, Orem Owlz (soon to be Pueblo Owlz) Owner sits down with me for an interview. Look for video later today. “A baseball family moving to a baseball town.” pic.twitter.com/s3Up4S8gRA
— Anthony A. Mestas (@mestas3517) June 20, 2018
A well-placed source confirms that the Orem Owlz (Rookie, Pioneer League) are relocating to Pueblo (CO). A formal announcement is scheduled for Wednesday. Read more and watch news report here.
The Pueblo (CO) City Council gave its unanimous endorsement to Pueblo County’s plan to locate a minor-league baseball stadium in the Downtown during its regular meeting Monday. Read more here.
Up until now, Pueblo County Commissioner Garrison Ortiz has remained on the bench when it comes to the issue of bringing a minor league baseball stadium to Downtown Pueblo (CO). Read more here.
Pueblo City Council President Chris Nicoll wants the outside developer that Pueblo County (CO) commissioners are in talks with on a proposal for combining a taxpayer-funded minor league baseball stadium with a hotel project Downtown to present his business plan. Read more here.
Two of the three Pueblo (CO) County commissioners have proposed to City Council a financing plan to build a multi-use stadium Downtown that would serve as the home for an affiliated Minor League Baseball franchise. Read more here. Three key residents express support for affiliated ball in Pueblo. Read more here. The Pueblo Chieftan’s Jeff Bersch explains Pioneer League ball to readers. Read more here.
Not since the post-war days of the 1950’s has there been affiliated Minor League Baseball team in Pueblo (CO). That drought could soon come to an end as community leaders are reportedly in talks with a Single-A team owner who plans to relocate his club to the Steel City. Read more here. Two Pueblo City Council members are concerned about the Pueblo County commissioners’ efforts. Read more here.
Pueblo County’s Operation Home Run committee is exploring the idea of building a professional baseball stadium and youth complex at the site near the Historic Arkansas Riverwalk of Pueblo (CO). If it’s affiliated ball, the Rookie-level Pioneer League would seem to make the most sense, although it would be the circuit’s furthest outpost. Read more and view renderings here. Read previous story here.
If Pueblo County (CO) voters approve ballot question 1A this November, county commissioners have pledged to earmark $8 million toward the development of either a professional-level ballpark or a complex of youth fields at or around the site of the Black Hills Power Stations 5&6. Read more here.