Amazon to Click on Windsor?

By Doug Greene
|  Tuesday, Aug 13, 2013  |  Updated 11:24 AM EDT
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Amazon to Click on Windsor?

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Amazon.com worker David Brendoff, left, moves boxes with merchandise for shipment Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2005, at the Amazon.com fulfillment center in Fernley, Nevada. With the holidays just around the corner, many shoppers are relying on online sites like Amazon.com to complete their shopping. This facility, over 800,000 sq. ft., or roughly 13 football fields, is capable of handling hundreds of thousands of orders per day. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

It takes more than one click to build a warehouse the size of what Windsor officials say Amazon has in mind --1.5 million square feet -- but they're hoping the retail rebel moves forward.

"I think it's gonna happen," Windsor Mayor Donald Trinks said. "We're pretty close. They've done a lot of due diligence in Windsor."

He said the distribution center would bring 300 new jobs to Windsor. 

Last week, he said, development company officials invited people who live near the site at Day Hill and Prospect Hill roads to air their concerns about truck traffic.

"They've already been receptive to that. about staggering driving and trying to go on offpeak hours," Trinks said.

"I think it's gonna be an awesome relationship," Trinks said, joking, "For people who live here it'll take a day off shipping."

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