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Commissioners to review The Fields sketch plan on Tuesday

Contact: Sean Hanagan, Planner, 970-328-8748,

Sept. 26, 2016 – The Eagle County Board of Commissioners will review The Fields subdivision sketch plan during their regular meeting on Sept. 27.  A public hearing is scheduled for 4 p.m. at the El Jebel Community Center, 0020 Eagle County Drive.  
The Fields encompasses approximately 19 acres near the intersection of Highway 82 and Valley Road. The proposed development would include up to 110 residential units, with between 24 and 27 of those as affordable housing units, and associated neighborhood amenities. 

Last December, the Roaring Fork Valley Regional Planning Commission voted 4 - 1 to recommend the county commissioners deny the file. The Board of County Commissioners heard the file on April 12 and a continuance of the file was requested for the purpose of gathering additional information from the Colorado Department of Transportation. 

Sketch plan review is the first step in the county’s subdivision process. Approval of a subdivision sketch file carries no vested rights and requires preliminary subdivision and zone change approval before development is allowed to begin. 

The Fields application is available for review at Comments on the file can be submitted to For more information, contact Eagle County Planner Sean Hanagan at 970-328-8748.