Basalt report

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    Basalt report: Council meets Possumco in the middle on middle class housing

    Sent back to the drawing board by Basalt’s Town Council during a fractious regular meeting on July 12, the Basalt Center Circle (BCC) grocery store and affordable housing complex’s revised design received higher marks at the July 26 regular meeting.

    “You guys are really good listeners,” councilor Ryan… read more →

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    Basalt Report: Councilors dream up care center in Willits

    The necessary quorum of four out of seven Basalt town councilors were present at Tuesday night’s regular meeting and dispatched their agenda in an hour. Mayor pro tem Ryan Slack filled in for Mayor Bill Kane, who was absent.

    Three conceptual designs by Land+Shelter in Carbondaleread more →

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    ‘Missing middle’ vyes with low-income rentals

    Basalt Town councilors heard a lengthy introduction to preliminary plans for a 155-unit residential subdivision in Sopris Meadows that raised philosophical questions about the town’s “missing middle class.” Project developer Michael Lipkin’s firm, Possumco, LLC, presented its application for the build out of Sopris Meadows’ Parcel 5 on 12 acres… read more →

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    Basalt declares election winners

    The oddest action that Basalt Town Council took Tuesday night was when the quorum of four councilors unanimously voted to approve a resolution that canceled the Town’s April 5 municipal election. 

    The regular meeting, held again on Zoom due to the declaration of a localread more →

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    Basalt report: One "transparent” budget reviewed, two ballot issues approved

    Basalt Finance Director Christy Chicoine presented the Town’s First Draft of its 2022 Budget at the Town Council meeting Tuesday night, detailing how Basalt would spend its combined revenues and fund balances of $49,317,017 and stay out of the red. Chicoine called the 71-page budget “a pretty robustread more →