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Letter: Why Oasis Creek?

For weeks now I have been trying to figure out why our City Council approved the ridiculous plans for the Oasis Creek development, even though our Planning and Zoning Commission denied it. Why do our councilors believe that a single family home has only one car? Where do they think the overflow of cars will park? Not on Hwy 6&24. Not on Donegan. Clearly our councilors have not driven through other developments that have parking issues.

First we have Timbercreek development. These were built right next to Gregory Park in West Glenwood. Not only is there an overflow of cars parked on both sides of Center Drive, but we have small children darting to and from the park who cannot be seen because of all the cars. That sure is safe.

Now let’s talk about Cardiff Glen area. Cardiff Glen was built without enough parking, and now a new development is proposed out there. That went before our P&Z this week. There is not enough parking out there already. Can you imagine what it is going to be like when an emergency vehicle needs to respond to either of the before mentioned neighborhoods?

In Friday’s paper (8/19) our council denied the Fox Hollow development proposed for Midland Avenue. There are many legitimate reasons to deny this development. Councilman Davis, who lives on Midland, voted against it. Guess he doesn’t want that mess in his neighborhood. Well, we don’t want the Oasis Creek development in ours.

Lisa Orosz

Glenwood Springs

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