Fountain City Council Rejects Request From Singer Ranch to De-Annex From City 4-1


Last updated 9/18/2019 at 4:35pm

At its September 10 meeting, the Fountain City Council voted 4-1 (with Mayor Gabe Ortega opposed) to deny a request from Singer Ranch to disconnect (de-annex) a 275+ acre portion of the ranch from the City of Fountain. Some councilmembers, particularly Councilmember Sharon Thompson, didn’t want to release the parcel due to the potential income the city could receive if a commercial portion of the property does get developed.

The ranch (located south of Fontaine Boulevard and west of Marksheffel Road) has been in the Singer family decades and is now owned by the Singer children who are...

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