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Letter: This is no Fields of Dreams

The Fields subdivision developers are back in Eagle County for another review of their sketch plan. They will meet with the Eagle County commissioners for the review Thursday.

They still are requesting to build 110 residential units!

There are many reasons this development is not a good idea.



The main one is the additional 110-plus more cars. It would add to the congestion on Highway 82 where there already is too much traffic. The backed-up traffic in El Jebel is already polluting the area. The intersection of Highway 82 and Valley Road would become even more dangerous because this would be the entrance and exit for The Fields residents.

Willits housing is almost done, and a new rental apartment building (approximately 50 units) is being built in Basalt. We have to be careful not to grow too fast.



We need the “Save The Midvalley” supporters to show up at this meeting or send in a comment to planningcomments@eaglecounty.us.

The meeting is at the Eagle County Community Center at 4 p.m.

Fields development is across Highway 82 from Blue Lake.

Patrice K. Becker

Basalt


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