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Annual Membership Meeting & Banquet on Friday, April 17, 2015

posted on March 30, 2015

Annual Membership Meeting & Banquet on Friday, April 17, 2015 CHEYENNE, Wyoming (March 27, 2015) – Cheyenne LEADS is pleased to ...

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Governor Mead Announces Additional $200 Million Microsoft Expansion

posted on February 17, 2015

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Matt Mead joined Cheyenne LEADS and the Wyoming Business Council announcing Microsoft Corporation will expand their ...

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Cheyenne LEADS – Building a Workforce for Tomorrow

posted on January 29, 2015

January 28, 2015 By Tony DeLisi In recent years, employers in Laramie County, Wyoming, have found it increasingly difficult to find workers ...

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    60,691

    MSA Population
    93,663

    Proximity to major population centers:
    500,000
    45 mi south (Ft. Collins & Greeley, CO)
    2,500,000
    90 mi south (Metro Denver & Boulder, CO)

    Education
    Excellent two year Community College in Cheyenne
    Three universities in Cheyenne commute zone (50 mi)
    Student population of over 55,000

    Unemployment Rate
    4.5%

    Climate
    Semi-arid

    Elevation
    6,100 ft

    Sewer Rates for All Users
    Per 1,000 gallons: $3.91(2014), $3.74(2013)


    Tax Rates
    Personal Income 0%
    Corporate Income 0%
    Sales Tax 6% (State 4% – County 2%)

    Water Rates for Commercial/Industrial Users
    Per 1,000 gallons: $4.28 (2014) , $4.14(2013)

    Recent Locations to Cheyenne
    National Center for Atmospheric Research Supercomputing Center
    Microsoft Data Center
    Wal-Mart Regional Distribution Center
    Searing Industries

    Shovel Ready Sites:
    North Range Business Park – West Interstate 80
    PUD with Technology Emphasis
    Cheyenne Business Parkway – East Interstate 80
    Heavy Industrial
    Swan Ranch – South Interstate 25
    PUD with Industrial Emphasis (rail)
    Niobrara Energy Park
    Light Industrial
    Campstool Business Park
    Heavy Industrial

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    Up to $4,000 per year for new position
    Up to $2,000 per year for existing employees






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