July 9 - 15 Parks and Recreation Week
July 12, Wed 12-1 pm - July Chamber Luncheon
July 13, Thur

11:30 - Historical Preservation Mtg @ Chamber

6 pm - Jr. Main St Meeting @ Chamber

July 18, Tue 7:00 am - Board Mtg @ Chamber
July 19, Wed 8:35 am - KFTM Radio Show
July 23, Sun Parents Day
July 24, Mon

11:30 - Stakeholders Mtg @ City of Brush!

7 pm - City council Mtg @ City

July 25, Tue 5:30 pm - Community Appreciation BBQ - EMCL
July 31, Mon 8:00 am- KSIR Radio SHow

Brush Chamber of Commerce
218 Clayton Street
Brush, CO 80723
(970) 842-2666
(970) 842-3828 | Fax

Reagan Buchanan
Administrative Assistant
brush@brushchamber.org

Melody Christensen
Executive Director
brushchamberexecdir@gmail.com

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Main Street Investor

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The goal of the Brush "Main Street" Project is to spearhead the revitalization of downtown Brush!

Why should I be a "Main Street" Investor?

  • Brush downtown revitalization ("Main Street" Project) is an Enterprise Zone Designation which allows investors to use 25% of their donation as a state income tax credit and is fully deductible as an expense on federal income tax.
  • Store front design assistance by "Main Street" architect is available.
  • $5,000 matching grants for façade improvements, 1 completed in 2014.
  • Streetscape plan for downtown was developed by a landscape architect with local input.
  • Historical survey was completed of 51 buildings that are over 50 years old. Grants from Historical Society may be available for property owners.
  • A local historical designation ordinance and review board established. Properties must be designated a historical site to receive some grants. This was a key factor in the restoration of 218 Clayton Street.
  • Chamber "Main Street" office is now more accessible and visible in a restored building.
  • "Main Street" investors get a free listing on website and in Directory.
  • Spirit of Brush Awards to promote business and residential improvement projects.
  • Chamber "Main Street" partners with City to form a downtown improvements steering committee to spearhead streetscape, drainage and street improvements.
  • Engineering plan was completed in early 2009 – Streetscape on 300 and 400 blocks of Edison was completed in 2010.
  • Streetscape of 100 block of Clayton was completed in 2011.
  • Streetscape and drainage problem of 200 and 300 blocks of Clayton were completed in 2012. Storm water drainage completed to additional pond in 2015.
  • Brush area comprehensive business marketing study is available at Chamber "Main Street" office.
  • Over $30,000 of Brush Bucks sold in 2014 ($ spent locally turn over 5-7 times before leaving community)

2015 Chamber/Main Street Goals

  • Retail Fair for Brush businesses including jobs available. Emphasize small business opportunities.
  • "Where in Brush Can I Buy?/Shop Brush 1st"
  • Update Market Study
  • Support and partner in developing a sustainability plan for Sands Theatre
  • Niche community plan
  • Partner in the development of a Brush way finding signage plan
  • Support and help implement an advisability study for Central School

Main Street Investors

Individual

$50.00

Pioneer

$125.00

Trail Blazers

$250.00

Rough Riders

$500.00

Gun Fighters

$1,000.00

Rustlers*

$1,500.00

Trail Boss*

$2,500.00

Cattle Baron*

$5,000.00

* Cattle Baron/Trail Boss/Rustlers - contact Chamber for Enterprise Zone Tax information.

We ask you to invest in the future of Brush and the "Main Street" Project and commit to a three year pledge. Complete the investment form and consider selecting a committee that interests you. Please make your check payable to "Brush Main Street Project/NECALG" and mail to 218 Clayton St., Brush, CO 80723. Contact the chamber office for more information. We look forward to working with you to ensure the future of Brush.