Red Feather decision will have to wait till January |

Red Feather decision will have to wait till January

Greg Masse

The decision on Red Feather Ridge is still up in the air and will remain so until after the new year begins.

The special Glenwood Springs City Council meeting set for Wednesday was improperly noticed, compelling City Council to continue the meeting until 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 8.

The public notice advertising the meeting said annexation, zoning and a request for a major subdivision would be discussed. But it left out another important part of the discussion, whether to extend the city’s Urban Growth Boundary.

Red Feather Ridge attorney Lee Leavenworth said the mistake was the fault of his office.

“We hoped to get this done tonight,” Mayor Don Vanderhoof said after the meeting was continued.

Red Feather Ridge, a proposed 149-house project on Four Mile Road, consists of a subdivision with open space and park land included.

Developers offered $400,000 to help fund a roundabout at Four Mile and Airport roads; $2,500 per house for transportation improvements; and $100,000 toward the construction of a park and land for a cemetery. The development also would include 23 affordable housing lots and a promise to finance the homes built there.

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