Questions and answers about development |

Questions and answers about development

This letter some people may not want me to write, and others may not know what is going on in their town. I will address some issues of concern:

QWhat does it take to be heard in the small town of Breckenridge?

A: Recently, I came across a sign that was posted in the protected forest saying there will be a town meeting tonight (May 22). This meeting was designed to cover changing zoning laws in a protected forest area. It was an excavator that wanted to build an over 7,000 square-foot house. Might I add, this was something I was told would never occur in this particular area.

Q: What exactly does “protected” mean?

A: We have several acres of protected forests in Breckenridge, or so it would seem we do.

Q: Are we lacking real estate in the town of Breckenridge?

A: The homes in my area are on wells and sewers, yet they were speaking of tapping into the water system here. They also stated that most homes here were approximately 7,000 square feet, so it was running in the same direction.

I don’t know how many homes are that big, or what water system he was speaking of.

On my county road, it also seems that I was the only one that even knew of this meeting. I assume the town was counting on a “no one really cares attitude.”

Let’s go over some concerns. This is also a noise control area. This is zoned as protected forest area.

Q: How fast can Breckenridge change zoning laws of protection?

A: Seems so fast it could make your head spin.

QWhy are zoning laws of protection put there to begin with?

A: In the name of technology.

Q: Do we take for granted the many deer, fox, rabbit, bear, hawk and other creatures that reside here with us?

A: To change the zoning laws would put in jeopardy an already dry fire hazard forest area. Changing zoning laws should not be done at someone’s whim, and I am sure I am not the only one who thinks this is a small subject matter.

Q: So who really runs these town meetings? And what are their agendas once in office once elected? Are they free from any and all criminal charges?

I came along another sign posted on a tree on June 23, stating it was posted on the Fourth of July, speaking of another town meeting to be held on July 24 at 6 p.m. Is there going to be anyone there at that meeting?

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