Montrose city manager, Bill Bell, has been chosen to speak at this year’s Downtown Colorado Inc. Annual Conference which will be held in Golden Sept. 12th through 14th. His presentation will be a part of a conference session entitled “Innovative Financing Strategies for Downtown Redevelopment” and the target of discussion is on creating microloan funds using USDA grants. Bell has hands-on experience in the implementation of small community economic development programs. He also serves on the board of directors for DCI, a non-profit membership association committed to building better communities.