Twin Acres Riding Stables
While we welcome horses on the property; the scale, character, and intensity of use of a seven day-per-week commercial operation are not compatible with the community.
Tuesday, October 17 - The Applicant must submit updated application materials 20 working days before the hearing. For the previously scheduled hearing the Twin Acres Applicant missed this deadline, which signaled that the hearing would not be held as scheduled.
Tuesday, November 7 - The Planning Director shall prepare and distribute a detailed Staff Report evaluating the application to the applicant and make the report available to the public no later than five (5) working days before the first scheduled public hearing on the application.
Friday, November 10 (No later than) - Members of the public are encouraged to submit written public comment prior to the start of a scheduled meeting or hearing to allow adequate time for review and consideration of the comments by the Board.
Tuesday, November 14 - Hearing
THIS GIVES US < 4 CALENDAR DAYS TO PREPARE AND SUBMIT PUBLIC COMMENTS IN RESPONSE TO NEW INFORMATION IN THE STAFF REPORT!
HOW CAN YOU HELP WHILE AWAITING NEW INFORMATION ON TWIN ACRES?
TARS in the foreground of one resident's Sopris view
THAT is not "peaceful enjoyment" as required by Eagle County for a Special Use Permit.
The covered jumping arena is 20,000 sq ft compared to nearby homes <4,000 sq ft.
The proposed development is in a basin, resembling a football field. Surrounding homes represent the stands (several at field level). Residents would be unwilling spectators of every commercial activity, experiencing all the environmental impacts (odors, light, noise, flies, loose dogs, dust, etc.) associated with a large commercial equestrian operation.
~Standard 5-250.B.2: Compatibility, Standard 5-250.B.4: Design Minimizes Adverse Impact