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Lakewood voters to decide future of growth control measure

Posted at 12:09 PM, Jul 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-01 14:09:58-04

LAKEWOOD, Colo — Anti-growth sentiment is spreading through the Denver metro.

Lakewood voters will decide in a special election July 2 the fate of a measure capping new builds in the city.

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The Strategic Growth Initiative approved by the Lakewood City Council Monday night, would cap new housing growth at 1 percent and require city approval for larger projects.

But not everyone's on board with growth limits. Watch the video below for multiple perspectives on this proposed growth cap:

Lakewood voters will decide future of growth control measure