Public invited to next session Thursday on midvalley land-use master plan |

Public invited to next session Thursday on midvalley land-use master plan

Staff report

A review of the master plan that Eagle County uses as a guide for land-use decisions in the Basalt and El Jebel areas will continue Thursday in El Jebel.

The Roaring Fork Valley Regional Planning Commission will hold the second in a series of workshops beginning at 4 p.m. at the Eagle County Community Center in El Jebel. Officials anticipate the workshop will run for a minimum of 2 ½ hours and community members are invited to join at any time.

The meeting will feature a review of existing land-use maps, a staff presentation of issues identified during the first workshop in January and public comments.

Additional workshops on the Mid-Valley Area Community Plan are currently scheduled for Feb. 15, March 1 and 15, and April 5 and 19. All workshops include opportunities for public participation.

More information can be found online at

The workshops are also streamed live or can be watched on demand at

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