Volume No. 15 Issue No. 8 August 2018  



  Building and real estate update
  By Lindsey Harrison

     Peak Gymnastics and Fitness
   According to Peak Gymnastics and Fitness's website, the company purchased the 2-acre plot of land south of their current location at 10610 Maltese Point in Falcon, Colorado. The new facility will be about 15,000 square feet and should be ready to open by spring 2019.
   
   Black Forest Brewing Co.
   The El Paso County Board of County Commissioners unanimously approved an application by Brewing Ground Investments LLC, doing business as Black Forest Brewing Co., for a modification of its premises at 11590 Black Forest Road.
   
   Meridian Ranch subdivision
   The BOCC approved the final acceptance of certain streets within Meridian Ranch Filing No. 11A into the El Paso County road maintenance system, and released $7,896, representing the funds held for those public improvements. Additionally, the commissioners approved the final release of a bond for $551,439.60 for those improvements. All improvements have been completed and inspected.
   
   WindingWalk subdivision
   The commissioners approved two park lands agreements with GTL Inc., developer of WindingWalk Filings No. 1 and 2. The agreement allows GTL to grant urban park fee credits in exchange for constructing urban park improvements in each filing. The agreement addresses the specifics of the developer’s urban park construction, refund of the urban park fees in exchange for the urban park improvements and maintenance of the urban park improvements by the owner. The agreements also require that the trail network and urban park amenities be accessible to the public.
   
   Stonebridge subdivision
   The BOCC approved a park lands agreement with GTL, Inc., developer of the Enclaves at Stonebridge Filing No. 4. The agreement allows GTL to grant urban park fee credits in exchange for constructing urban park improvements in that filing. The agreement addresses the specifics of the developer’s urban park construction, refund of the urban park fees in exchange for the urban park improvements and maintenance of the urban park improvements by the owner. The agreement also requires that the trail network and urban park amenities be accessible to the public.
   
   EPC Water Master Plan
   The commissioners unanimously approved an amendment to the contract with Forsgren Associates Inc. for changes to the tasks outlined in the contract related to the development of the EPC Water Master Plan for $34,000.
   
   Falcon dog park
   Jason Meyer, project manager II with the EPC community services department, wrote in an email to “The New Falcon Herald” that construction of the Falcon dog park is planned for the fall and should be completed by the end of 2018.
   
   Falcon Marketplace
   Ben Hummel, owner of Hummel Investments LLC, wrote in an email to the NFH that King Soopers is taking the necessary steps to get approval of the location at the northwest corner of the intersection of Meridian Road and Woodmen Road. “We feel good about our chances,” he wrote.
   
   Largent subdivision
   The EPC planning commission unanimously approved a request by Hammers Construction Inc., on behalf of D and D Management LLC, to vacate and replat the Largent subdivision to create one commercial lot. The property is 1.17 acres, with a .05-acre tract dedicated to EPC for a future right-of-way. The property is currently zoned commercial community and is located at the southeast corner of the intersection of Highway 24 and Meridian Road. It is included within the boundaries of the Falcon/Peyton Small Area Plan.
   
   Flying Horse subdivision
   The planning commission approved, in a 4-1 vote, a request by PRI 2 LLC for the preliminary plan to create 283 single-family residential lots and 324.1 acres of open space, to include a golf course, a park and other open spaces in the Flying Horse North subdivision. Kevin Curry, planning commission member, voted against the request due to concerns about traffic and safety during emergencies. The property totals 1,418.5 acres and is zoned planned unit development. Located west of Highway 83, south of Hodgen Road and east of Black Forest Road, the property is within the Black Forest Preservation Plan area.
   
   The commissioners also approved, in a 4-1 vote, a request by PRI 2 LLC for the final plat of the Flying Horse North subdivision to create 80 single-family residential lots and 21 tracts to be used for a golf course, open space, drainage and other uses. The property, totaling 557 acres, is zoned PUD and located west of Highway 83, south of Hodgen Road and east of Black Forest Road. It is within the Black Forest Preservation Plan area.
   
   Reserve at Corral Bluffs
   The planning commission unanimously approved a request by Corral Ranches Development Co. for the final plat of the Reserve at Corral Bluffs Filing No. 2 to create six single-family residential lots. The property is zoned residential rural 5 and is located north of Highway 94, south of Blaney Road, east of Meridian Road and west of Hoofbeat Road. It is included within the boundaries of the Highway 94 Comprehensive Plan area.
 
 
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