Northglenn Thornton Sentinel: Students, staff and safety reasons schools back Uplands

Westminster’s controversial Uplands Development could be the very thing the community needs, according to school officials. “Anytime a community starts a revitalization effort, like what the Uplands is proposing, I think it serves to really lift up the community in many ways, not just the school district, but certainly the economy,” Westminster Public Schools Superintendent…

Will Uplands have a Metro District?

Uplands is investing millions of dollars up front for utility system upgrades, roadway improvements, street safety measures, and to address pre-existing stormwater/flooding issues on Shaw Boulevard. These items, along with the installation of miles of pedestrian and biking connections, don’t cost the City or existing residents anything — even though both groups will benefit from…

How will neighbors who already live here benefit from Uplands and this increase in the local population?

More homes means a revitalized economy in the local retail centers for potential new grocery stores, and increased demand for existing and new local businesses in the area. The millions of dollars invested in the region’s water, sewer, and road infrastructure reduces the financial burden on existing taxpayers and ratepayers. 40 acres of parks and…