Steenbergen Says Plan Cheyenne Not All Bad
Greater Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Dale Steenbergen says that while Plan Cheyenne isn't perfect, it does have positive aspects and isn't nearly as bad as critics say.
The biggest complaints he hears from the business community have more to do with how the city enforces the codes than the regulations themselves. He also says that contrary to what critics say, "Plan Cheyenne isn't hostile to Cheyenne's western heritage."
Pride in heritage doesn't mean Cheyenne should revert to "dirt streets and swinging saloon doors on every business." The area's western heritage and modern technology don't have to be mutually exclusive.
He says that rather than an ''all or nothing" mentality on such issues, a conversation is needed to see how both aspects can be incorporated.