NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
BEFORE THE DURANGO CITY COUNCIL
TO CONSIDER THE
THE 26918 S. HIGHWAY 160
JANUARY 19, 2021
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that in response to a proposal from property owner, Patricia Jean James, for the consideration of the annexation of approximately 2.9 acres of land located at 26918 S. Highway 160 and John Dyet of Rocky Mountain Business Association who is purchasing the property represented by Chris Hawkins of Alpine Planning LLC, the Durango City Council unanimously adopted the following Resolution at its regular meeting of December 15, 2020.
A RESOLUTION ACCEPTING A PETITION FOR ANNEXATION AND INITIAL ZONING OF THE 26918 S. HIGHWAY160 ANNEXATION TO THE CITY OF DURANGO AND SETTING A PUBLIC HEARING FOR JANUARY 19, 2021.
WHEREAS, the owners of 100% of the territory described on Exhibit A attached hereto have filed a Petition with the City Council of the City of Durango requesting that the Council accept said Petition and by ordinance approve the annexation of said property which is situated, lying and being in the County of La Plata, State of Colorado, to be known as the 26918 S. highway 160 Annexation to the City of Durango; and
WHEREAS, the Annexation Petition is accompanied by a map of the territory to be annexed and the relationship of its boundaries to the established corporate limits of the City of Durango; and WHEREAS, a request for initial zoning of CG, Commercial General for the property located at 26918 S. Highway 160 and identified as parcel number 5669-094-00-059 and
containing approximately 2.9 acres is being processed concurrently with the annexation request; and
WHEREAS, the territory is eligible for annexation to the City of Durango under the laws
of the State of Colorado, and the Petition and Annexation and the documents thereto attached meet the requirements of the statutes of the State of Colorado; and
WHEREAS, the City finds substantial compliance with said State statutes in that the territory to be annexed is specifically greater than one-sixth contiguous to existing corporate limits, has a community of interest with the City of Durango, is urban or will be urbanized in the near future, and is integrated or capable of being integrated with the City of Durango, and
WHEREAS, the proposed annexation will not extend Durangos municipal boundary
more than three miles in any direction from any point of such municipal boundary in any one
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City of Durango, in regular meeting assembled, that: said petition is hereby accepted and that a public hearing on the annexation and initial zoning be legally noticed in accordance with State statutes for 6:30 p.m. on the 19th day of January, 2020, at the Council Chambers, Durango City Hall, 949 E 2nd Avenue, Durango, Colorado, 81301.
Approved and adopted this 15 day of December, 2020.
CITY OF DURANGO, COLORADO
/s/ Dean Brookie
NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that said property is currently in residential use but the indicated intended future use is commercial retailspecifically retail marijuana sales. Along with the annexation, an initial zoning of CG, Commercial General has been requested.
THE PUBLIC IS INVITED to submit written testimony regarding this proposal. Written comments from those who want their opinions considered in Councils deliberations must be received by noon on Monday, January 18, 2020 in the City Clerks office via email to PublicComment@durangogov.org. Each email should contain the corresponding agenda item in the subject line of the email. The senders full name and address should be included for the record. If comment by email is not possible, comments may also be placed in the drop box located in front of City Hall, 949 East 2nd Avenue, no later than noon on Monday, January 18, 2021. Virtual meeting details will be available in the agenda published on Tuesday, January 12, 2021. Further information concerning the proposal is available by phone between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Telephone number is (970) 375-4850.
Dated at Durango, Colorado, this 24th day of December 2020.
BY ORDER OF THE DURANGO CITY COUNCIL
PUBLISH: January 2, 6, 9, 16, 2021