Stuff by Will Buzzerd

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    Basalt Report: Contracts signed for 2024 Midland construction

    This week, the Basalt town council convened to discuss fun, festive plans for this year’s holiday season as well as a successful value engineering effort for Midland’s reconstruction in 2024.

    During the opening period for public comment, two citizens came to the stand to offer theirread more →

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    Basalt Report: Skepticism over Emma Road Development

    This week’s Town Council meeting, Oct. 24, saw councilors Angela Anderson and Elyse Hottel absent as the flu makes its way through the Valley.

    The meeting began with a series of presentations, the first led by the police department announcing its accreditation. For the Colorado Association of Chiefs of Police,… read more →

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    Glenwood receives $600k federal forestry grant

    On Sept. 14, the City of Glenwood Springs was awarded a $600,000 grant for urban and community forestry, expanding the city’s community forestry program sixfold over the course of the next five years to make for a greener, more environmentally equitable Glenwood.

    The grant was received as part of a… read more →

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    Basalt Report: Focusing on health and housing

    Prior to their regular meeting on Oct. 11, Basalt Town Council held a work session with the West Mountain Regional Housing Coalition (WMRHC). Program Director April Long and Treasurer David Myler represented WMRHC, a multi-jurisdictional regional housing authority. They presented an update on its progress and plans forread more →

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    GarCo Report: Disagreement builds over potential development

    At this week’s Garfield Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) meeting, a series of funding actions in the morning was followed by a contentious public hearing regarding a potential development at Flying M Ranch.
    The meeting opened with a reading of Governor Polis’ proclamation that 4-H week has begun more →

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    Crystal River augmentation study raises hopes and concerns

    Just downstream of the confluence of Avalanche Creek and the Crystal River, a 50-acre floodplain has become a site of optimism — and controversy — among water users in the Crystal River Valley.
    Early this summer, the West Divide Water Conservancy District and the Colorado River Water Conservation District… read more →

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    Basalt Report: Crunch time for construction

    This week, Council convened to discuss the latest with RFTA ridership, the success of mental health programs in Basalt schools and what construction remains this year as part of the Midland Avenue Streetscape project.

    To begin, Councilor Ryan Slack acknowledged a great final Sunday Market, while Mayor Bill Kane presented… read more →

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    GarCo Report: Public Health gears up for vaccine season

    On Monday, Sept. 18, the Garfield County Commissioners met for a series of presentations, notably from the local Board of Human Services and the Board of Health, as well as from the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) which provided a thorough update on all the changes coming toread more →

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    Basalt Report: New bites, new art planned for the fall

    Basalt Town Council convened for its regular meeting on Sept. 12, in part to discuss new food vendors coming this fall to Willits and Basalt Avenue. Prior to the meeting, however, Council held a public work session with Parks, Open Space and Trails (POST), Basalt Public Arts Commission (BPAC) and… read more →

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    Basalt Report: Hearing planned for development on Emma Road

    This week, Town Council convened for a regular meeting to discuss items including a potential housing development at 431 Emma Road and the possible timeline for the next stages of the Midland Avenue Streetscape Project.

    No citizens stepped up during the period for general public comments. Mayor Kane… read more →