If there was one surprise on Tuesday afternoon at the annual State of the City address hosted by the Greeley Chamber of Commerce it wasn’t that citizens here believe that there are challenges with crime, roads and affordable housing, but something more intrinsic – the future of our children.
During a presentation by Greeley Mayor John Gates he revealed that 47 percent of the city’s more than 100,000 residents believe that schools and the achievement of our students is our most pressing issue when it comes to the future of the community.
There was an audible gasp in the room when Gates revealed the results.
Many in the room seemed surprised by the finding. However, it also hammers down the point what the Greeley-Evans School District