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El Paso County Colorado District 49

Park area for Sanctuary in the Pines

The El Paso County Parks Department acquired forested land that will be set aside for parks in the Sanctuary in the Pines development. The property was provided through a development agreement between the county and Morley-Howard Investments. The Sanctuary in the Pines residential community is located on 2,738 acres at the corner of Vollmer and Shoup roads. Homes will be built on 6.1-acre lots, according to the county’s news release.The agreement includes deeding the county about 1,069 acres for park purposes. In addition, a full-time park caretaker will be provided, along with a residence for the caretaker and the development company will provide 50 acre-feet of water per year. The park land will be used for open space, trails and park related facilities. About 1,040 acres of the park property is under a conservation easement held by the Palmer Land Trust.The master plan process for the park area will begin in 2008 and include a public survey and community meetings. For more information, contact the Parks department at 520-6375.

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