This Center has been developed for use by citizens with the leadership and funding of the Orton Family Foundation. Key development partners have been The Land Information Access Association, The City of Steamboat Springs, and The Community Information Center Advisory Committee composed of dozens of community representatives, interested citizens and officials. The Orton Family Foundation, Land Information Access Association (LIAA) and The City of Steamboat Springs formed a partnership in 2001 to create an innovative community resource center.
The Orton Family Foundation funded development of the site and led the development team.
Land Information Access Association (LIAA), a federally approved section 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation registered in Michigan organized to help public officials and citizens with more affective access to information about the cultural and natural resources that compose their communities, provided the software development and technology of the site.
The City of Steamboat Springs provided the home for yampavalley.info in Centennial Hall, including information system support, mapping support and more.
An Advisory Committee composed of dozens of community representatives assisted in the informational content of the site.The Bud Werner Memorial Library is the Managing Partner for yampavalley.info, providing the coordination in maintaining the site. This includes project coordination, data management, training coordination and more. Additional key operational partners throughout the Yampa Valley that have been involved in bringing yampavalley.info to you include:
- Yampa Valley Partners--contributing guidance in development of the site and interacting with their Resource Directories and Indicators Project.
- Colorado Mountain College--hosting the training sessions for volunteers at their computer lab in Steamboat Springs.
- Routt County--providing mapping and GIS data.
- Steamboat Springs Chamber & Resort Association--providing direction and links.