Prehm Road decision disappointing |

Prehm Road decision disappointing

Last Monday, the Garfield County Commissioners gave away a priceless asset that could have benefited many generations of active Garfield County residents: the county’s right of way through the upscale Prehm Ranch subdivision.

Citizens brought forward legitimate evidence that the county had a valid claim to the right of way, which could have opened a trail for hikers and bikers between Glenwood Springs and Carbondale.

Instead, two of the commissioners were cowed by the threat of a pricey lawsuit and bamboozled by a 200-foot blockage within the Westbank subdivision. What a shame.

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