Last meeting before the big day
Garfield County Commissioners have a full agenda Monday, the day before two of the three commissioners’ posts are up for election.Garfield County Commissioners have a full agenda Monday, the day before two of the three commissioners’ posts are up for election.Commissioners John Martin of District 2 and Larry McCown of District 3 are running against challengers Greg Jeung and Keith Lambert, respectively, on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 2. District 1 Commissioner Trési Houpt’s post is not up for election this year. After public comments at 8 a.m., commissioners will receive updates from Garfield County Manager Ed Green and Garfield County Attorney Don DeFord during the first portion of Monday’s meeting. Commissioners will also give their own reports. Following those reports, commissioners will run through extensions for preliminary plans and special use permits on eight developments, including:• Spring Valley Ranch PUD – extend preliminary plan approval• Antlers Orchard Development – amend final plat• Stirling Ranch PUD – extend preliminary plan approval• Teter warehouse/staging facilities – special use permit• Roaring Fork Preserve – acknowledge subdivision improvements • Swallows’ additional dwelling unit – special use permit• First Eagles Point subdivision – authorization for credit reductionAfter 10:15 a.m., commissioners will discuss county transportation issues and future Colorado Department of Transportation projects with CDOT director Ed Fink. At 1:15 p.m., commissioners will consider granting a special use permit to Williams Production for an industrial support facility for natural gas processing. The full agenda should be available on Garfield County’s Web site. Go to http://www.garfield-county.com; click on “County Departments” and click on “Board of Commissioners.” The full agenda should be available on Garfield County’s Web site. Go to http://www.garfield-county.com; click on “County Departments” and click on “Board of Commissioners.”
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