P&Z OKs Basalt golf club expansion | AspenTimes.com

P&Z OKs Basalt golf club expansion

Aspen Times Staff ReportAspen, CO Colorado

BASALT The proposed expansion of the Roaring Fork Club golf community gained a recommendation for approval from the Basalt Planning and Zoning Commission by a 5-0 vote on Thursday night.The private golf club currently has 48 luxury cabins and 12 suites on about 300 acres east of Basalts core, on both sides of Highway 82. The club partners, David Wilhelm, Jim Light and Jim Chaffin, will lease additional land from the Arbaney and Kittle families for the expansion. The additional land is within the towns urban growth boundary.The club wants to add: Eight additional cabins that average 3,200 square feet; Three single-family homes of up to 5,000 square feet; Eight affordable housing units at an average of 725 square feet; A 9,000-square-foot gym; An 8,000-square-foot administration building, to replace an existing structure; A Kids Camp facility and pool house that is 3,500 square feet; About 13,000 square feet for vehicle parking and golf cart storage for cabin residents.The club will use four of the eight affordable housing units for its own employees. The town code requires developers to provide housing for 20 percent of new employees.The other four units will be available for rent to people qualified through the town governments guidelines.The proposal will now be reviewed by the Basalt Town Council on a date to be scheduled.

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