Eagle County to review Wolcott plan at special meeting
Ryan Summerlin June 26, 2013
EAGLE COUNTY — The Eagle County Board of Commissioners will continue their multi-part review of the Wolcott Planned Unit Development preliminary plan during a special meeting Wednesday.
The Wolcott PUD encompasses 373 acres and includes mixed-use residential, commercial and municipal development on the Wolcott valley floor and on the south side of Interstate 70. As proposed, the development would include 577 residential dwelling units, 144,500 square feet of commercial space, 138 acres of private and passive open space, and an emergency services facility.
The review is scheduled to take all day, beginning at 8:30 a.m. at the Eagle County Building.
A lunch recess is anticipated around noon, and the board is scheduled to hear an additional agenda item unrelated to Wolcott at 4 p.m. Wednesday’s meeting will be aired live on ecotv18, as well as streamed live and archived for later viewing online at www.ecotv18.com. The full special meeting agenda and background materials are available at www.eaglecounty.us/commissioners/meeting_agendas.
This will be the sixth hearing held on the preliminary plan. The commissioners are expected to begin review of the PUD’s compliance with the county’s “Natural Resource Protection” land use regulation as well as various zoning regulations and changes.
Residents following the Wolcott PUD process are asked to note that the board may decide to continue discussions at a future meeting, or move on to additional topics if time allows. Time will be provided for public comment.
Additional information, including the application and staff report, are available for review online at www.eaglecounty.us/planning/active_land_use_applications. Residents who are unable to attend Wednesday’s meeting can forward questions or comments to Eagle County Planning Director Bob Narracci by calling 970-328-8750 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.