Aguilar Colorado has had a recent face lift for the first time in many years as the result of a $1 Million Dollar plus Grant that was the brain child of Mayor Don Starbuck who through a lot of hard work made this exciting project a reality. Starting with an upgraded drainage system then on to new curb, gutter and sidewalks and the addition of period style street lights, benches and bear proof trash cans with the final finishing touches of brand new paving!
As you can see from these photos this Main Street Project has been a major improvement over the old cracked dangerous sidewalks, missing curb and one bumpy patched main street pavement. I anticipate that these new improvements will spark a lot of interest in new businesses for sleepy downtown Aguilar. We are really hoping for a Dinner or Restaurant to come to town…hint, hint, hint….as there has been a great need for this with all the new residents moving in just west of Aguilar and building homes on their 35 acre parcels for full time living. Bottom line is that we are very happy to see these positive changes in Aguilar!
And we also understand that grants have been secured for some other projects in Aguilar like new windows for the Library. Maybe we can get Mayor Don Starbuck to give us an update on local happenings in Aguilar sometime soon!
View looking east on Main Street
Outside of Ringo’s Market, looking West, is a new Bench and Trash can along with a new Light.
I almost forgot to mention that Aguilar also has new planters with beautiful trees with a automatic
watering system too! Here is a photo outside of Verderaime’s Bakery.
Looking East from about the middle of Main Street you can really see just how nice the final
work looks. Thanks Mayor Don Starbuck for all your hard work!
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