Town of Erie Board of Trustees

Erie Board of Trustees Action Items
October 11, 2016

Board Approves 80 Acre“Allan Farms”
Open Space Annexation 

During Tuesday night’s meeting, the Board of Trustees approved the Allan Farms Open Space Annexation.  The property is approximately 90 acres in size and located along the north side of Jay Road, west of County Line Road and south of the Erie Village neighborhood.  In a separate action, the Board approved the Zoning of the property as Low Density Residential and Agricultural/Open Space.

With the recent purchase and annexation of Allan Farms, the Town of Erie’s Open Space portfolio currently consists of approximately 1,200 acres of which, approximately 85% of those acres have been purchased by the Town and are uniquely Erie.  Approximately 15% are held in a conservation easement with Boulder County.  

Board Considers 90 Acre “Schmidt Property”
Low Density Residential and Open Space Annexation

The Board of Trustees approved a resolution adopting certain findings of fact and conclusions favorable to the Schmidt Property Annexation.  The property is approximately 90 acres in size and is located along the north side of Jay Road, west of County Line Road 1 and south of the Erie Village neighborhood.  In separate actions, the Board considered the Annexation and Zoning of the property on First Readings.  The proposed zoning allows for approximately 71 acres of Low Density Residential and approximately 19 acres of Agricultural/Open Space.  The Board is scheduled to consider these ordinances on Second Reading during their October 25th meeting.

Board Approves Assignment of Operator Agreement
to Crestone Peak Resources 

The Board approved a resolution which consented to Encana Oil and Gas Inc.’s assignment of the Operator Agreement between Encana and the Town to Crestone Peak Resources.  The Town previously entered into the Operator Agreement with Encana on August 15, 2015.  The Agreement was subsequently amended on May 2, 2016.  The Operator Agreement includes 18 Best Management Practices (BMPs) to supplement existing state requirements.

View Operator Agreement here

More Information & Upcoming Meetings

View complete October 11, 2016 Board of Trustees Meeting Packet here.

The Board is scheduled to meet in Study Session on Tuesday, October 18 2016 at 6:00 p.m.  The regularly scheduled November 8, 2016 Board of Trustees meeting has been moved to Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at 6:30 p.m.  All meetings are held in the Town Hall boardroom located at 645 Holbrook Street in Erie.

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