Commissioners talk roads Monday
Roads and the materials that make them will top the Garfield County Commissioners meeting Monday.Road and bridge supervisor Marv Stephens will give the commissioners the lowdown on what roads are slated for chip and seal this year and where his crews will apply “hot bituminous asphalt,” also known as paving. He’ll also get an OK from the commissioners on job lots of gravel and culvert for all the road maintenance lined up for the year.The meeting begins at 8 a.m. with an opportunity for citizens to address the commissioners on any topic. Following the comments, if any, will be updates from county administrator Ed Green, human resources director Judy Osman, and legal matters in and out of executive session presented by county attorney Don DeFord.A public meeting will take place at 10:15 a.m. to consider the commissioners’ formal comments on the Bureau of Land Management’s Environmental Impact Statement on the Roan Plateau. The EIS studies the potential for and impacts of natural gas drilling on the top of the plateau.The commissioners break for lunch at noon and reconvene at 1 p.m. with another opportunity for public comment. A public hearing is scheduled for 1:15 to consider a special-use application for a radio antenna on the Blue property in Carbondale. A second public hearing will consider a proposed aircraft landing strip west of Glenwood Springs on Black Bear Road in the Mountain Springs Ranch subdivision.The county commissioners meet at the Courthouse Plaza building, Room 100, 108 Eighth St., Glenwood Springs.The county commissioners meet at the Courthouse Plaza building, Room 100, 108 Eighth St., Glenwood Springs.
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