Government Tracker " Avon Town Council 3/15/2006 |

Government Tracker " Avon Town Council 3/15/2006

IHow they voted: unanimously approved; Kristi Ferraro and Brian Sipes recused themselves due to a conflict of interest.

What they said: While it’s not a perfect plan to revitalize Avon, councilors said the project will take the town far in terms of bringing people and money into Avon.

What this means to you: Avon will see a new gondola, hotel rooms, restaurants, shops, park and widened bike path as part of the development.

What’s next: Construction may start in less than a month beginning with infrastructure like roads and sewer and water lines.

How they voted: The motion was tabled. Yes: Kristi Ferraro, Mac McDevitt, Amy Phillips, Tamra Nottingham Underwood. No: Debbie Buckley. Councilman Brian Sipes recused himself due to a conflict of interest.

What they said: Wanting to see more information about the layout and landscaping for a subdivision west of The Home Depot in Avon, Council tabled the issue.

What this means to you: It will be a little longer before new homes spring up in Avon.

What’s next: Traer Creek developers will gather more information to present to Council.

How they voted: unanimously approved

What they said: Councilors opposed the sale of two Forest Service parcels in Edwards saying public lands should be sold to raise money for the federal government. They also said open space contributes to the valley’s quality of life and needs to be preserved.

What this means to you: One more player is against the sale, in addition to many Lake Creek and Edwards residents.

What’s next: Town staff will draft and send a letter of opposition to the Forest Service.

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