Contact Us

Committee Of The Whole Votes Against Dineen’s Purchase

Former Dinneen’s Car Dealership (Doug Randall/tsm)

The Cheyenne City Council Committee of the Whole voted 4-2  Wednesday night against recommending a purchase of the former Dinneen’s Car Dealership as a site for  the city’s new Public Safety Building.

Despite the Committee vote the proposal will still go before the full council on Monday night. In the committee vote Wednesday night council members Annette Williams, Dicky Shanor, Bryan Cook and Mike Luna voted no, while Jim Brown and Sean Allen voted yes. Council members Jimmy Valdez and Georgia Broyles were absent, and Council President Mark Rinne, in his role as Committee Chair, did not vote. Mayor Rick Kaysen does not sit on the committee, but will be eligible to vote on Monday.

The full council has already rejected the Dineen’s purchase on a 5-5 tie vote earlier this year. The purchase price included in that proposal was $1.98 million. The latest proposed purchase would carry a price tag of $1.886 million. That is still above the value of $1.68 million assigned to the property by an appraiser hired by the city. Supporters of the purchase, such s Police Chief  Brian Kozak, have argued the appraisal failed to take some factors into account and was artificially low.

More News from KGAB

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://kgab.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on KGAB 650AM quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Sign up for an account to comment, share your thoughts, and earn points to get great prizes.

Register on KGAB 650AM quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!