The online home of the Greenhorn Valley View
 Home | News | Sports | Ideas | Life | Classifieds | Service Directory | Outdoors | The Greenhorn Valley |
Quick Links: My View | Happenings | Weather | Local News | Service Directory | Coupons | Display Ads | My View - Log In | Register
Thursday, November 21, 2019
Fire conditions brought to you by RFPD:  Click here to get emergency text and email alerts
Ad Here

Resolution for Expedited Road Work was a Bit Shortsighted
TalkbackComment on this story  |   RecommendRecommend this story  |   Print it!Printer friendly version  |   Email itEmail this story to a friend

Adjust story text size: Make font size smaller Make font size larger

Photo by Donny Scheid
Emergency crew repairs a water line break in the vicinity of 5080 Cuerno Verde, Colorado City, on September 9, 2019.
 
Other stories in this category
11/19/2019 11/20/2019 11/18/2019

Click here for all the news

Most recommended in this category

Click here for all the news

Several months ago, the Board of Directors passed a resolution establishing fees when expedited road construction is requested. It amounted to $1,000 for the first 500’ of new road construction. Turns out that estimate was a little shortsighted. When the board considered Resolution 14-2019, the acceptance of maintenance responsibility for a portion of Cornejos Road, staff informed the directors a forty foot culvert with associated parts alone would cost $1,200, $200 more than the amount allowed by the original resolution. The matter is even more complicated by a board policy that required 25% of expedited fees be used to reduce the principle of the loan on the district’s road grader.

Later, on motion by Director Cook, second by Director Collins followed by unanimous vote, District Manager Eccher was directed to prepare a draft resolution and schedule a public hearing increasing expedited road fees to $2,500 for the first 500’ and $1,000 for each 500’ thereafter. The action was taken during the regularly scheduled meeting of the board on Tuesday evening, September 10, 2019, at district offices on Bent Brothers Blvd.

The board agreed to sell lots 991 and 988 in unit 14 for $3,000 each and to counter an offer on lot 1132 of unit 1 by increasing the purchase price from $2,400 to $3,000.

Would you like to read the rest of this story? You can subscribe to the Greenhorn Valley View for only $35/yr. anywhere in Pueblo County. Call (719) 676-3401 to subscribe.


TalkBack
 
Click here to log in to post to TalkBack
 
 
Click on the cop Report Talk Back Abuse to report Talk Back abuse and misuse
 
 

Featured Auto Ad
Click here to advertise in this space

My View
Free ice cream!
Set up alerts
Subscribe to lists
Participate in forums and talk-back
Set preferences
Log in
Sign up

 
Ad Here

Ads by Google


Home | Contact us | Archives | E-Edition | My View | Privacy Policy | Subscribe to the print edition
 
Site Map

The Greenhorn Valley View is a weekly newspaper serving the communities of the Greenhorn Valley in Southern Colorado,
including Colorado City, Rye, San Isabel, Beulah and Hatchet Ranch.

All content Copyright © 2003 - 2019 Speckled Pup Media and/or other copyright holders. All rights reserved.