Final Public Meetings
Public Meetings March 22 & 23
Public Open House Meetings
The second round of public meetings were held on March 22 and 23, 2023. These were the final public meetings for the concept design phase.
CDOT 1 Public Meetings Held July 2022
Natural Resources ITF
An ITF will also be formed of regulatory agency staff to focus on natural resources, including wetlands, water quality, and wildlife.
Natural Resources ITF Meeting #1 Presentation - September 2022
Project Leadership/Technical Team Meeting - June 30
A Project Leadership Team/Technical Team made up of technical experts from multiple disciplines and agencies will meet four times during the project to focus on moving the decision-making process forward. This group includes representatives from CDOT, Eagle County, Garfield County, Town of Gypsum, U.S. Forest Service, and Bureau of Land Management. View the PLT-TT Meeting Notes for June 2022.
CDOT: Karen Berdoulay, Jacob Rivera, Rob Beck, Drew Stewart
Garfield County: Fred Jarman, Wyatt Keesbery
Eagle County: Ben Gerdes, John Harris, Nicole Trujillo
Town of Gypsum: Jerry Law, Jeremy Rietmann
United States Forest Service (USFS) Eagle-Holy Cross Ranger District: Marcus Dreux
Bureau of Land Management (BLM): Joe Fazzi, Jill Bogdanovich
David Evans and Associates, Inc. (DEA): Kara Swanson, Leah Langerman, Sarah Rachal-Dormand
KMOHR was denied participation in this meeting. Read the meeting minutes for project information and Leadership direction not previously released. Submit your comments on these meeting notes here.
Open Houses (First Round)
Public meetings were held on July 19, 2022 (in Glenwood Springs) and July 20, 2022 (in Gypsum) to introduce the project. View the graphic Meeting Displays and Handouts and submit a comment by August 16 via the online comment form to have your comments included in the Round 1 Public Meetings Summary. CDOT Link to meeting materials. See Public Comments as of August 8
Property Owner/Residential Issue Task Force (ITF) Meeting
The Colorado Department of Transportation project team discussed the Cottonwood Pass Concept Design project at the first property owner/residential Issue Task Force (ITF) meeting.
You can comment at any time. Comments can be submitted by using the comment form on the project web page: www.codot.gov/projects/cottonwood-pass-concept-design.
Property Owner/Residential Issue Task Force (ITF) Meeting February 15, 2023
Property Owner/Residential ITF #3 - February 15, 2023
Property Owner/Residential ITF #2 – November 15, 2022
As you click through the presentation, you’ll see multiple-choice and open-ended questions asking for your input. The draft concepts at each project site were shared and you’ll see a question asking for your thoughts regarding each site.
Comments can be submitted by responding to this email or writing to dot_CottonwoodPassConceptDesign@state.co.us, or by using the comment form on the project web page: www.codot.gov/projects/cottonwood-pass-concept-design. Meeting information will be posted on the Project Website scroll to the bottom.
Property Owner/Residential ITF #1 held August 15, 2022
This group will meet three times throughout the project to discuss residential needs and gather input to inform decision-making. If you are interested in joining the Property Owner/Residential Issue Task Force, please email dot_CottonwoodPassConceptDesign@state.co.us or use the comment form to note your interest in the Issue Task Force.
Use the link above for the agenda and video when posted.
Read our President's Letter to the Garfield County BOCC providing comments on CDOT's Cottonwood Pass Update presentation to Garfield County.
Eagle/Garfield Counties Joint Meetings
Eagle County Public Meeting and Hearing Procedures For Board of County Commissioner Meetings and Hearings, Revised August 2022
Video - The agenda was Cottonwood Pass and Sweetwater Lake. Cottonwood Pass was first.
Monday, May 9, 2022 at 01:00 p.m. 108 8th Street, Room 100, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
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