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The agenda for the 9:00 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 11 regular session of the Chaffee Board of County Commissioners (BoCC) is a full one, including four public hearings (one of them continued from Dec. 2021), review of a Colorado Dept. of Transportation Memorandum of Agreement for the CR 397 Granite Bridge Rehabilitation and discussions regarding the county’s strategic plan.

Image courtesy of the Chaffee County Clerk’s Office.

Meetings are currently being convened in person (for those presenting) and virtually for the public until further notice.
To participate in the meeting, connect via Zoom at or by calling 1-669-900-6833 and entering meeting ID #109079543.

Public Hearings to consider recommendations from the Planning Commission Meeting include:

  • The Ogden Major Subdivision Preliminary Plan-Final Plan, located at 12806 County Road 190 E, Salida. Applicants Ralph & April Ogden seek to subdivide Lot 2 of the Ogden Heritage Water Subdivision Exemption of 20.14 acres into five lots, all approximately 4.0 acres.  Applicants are dedicating a 30’ wide private right of way (half of road right of way adjacent to an existing access easement on the adjoining property) off County Road 190 E.
  • The Peak View Major Subdivision Preliminary Plan, located at 11415 County Road 190, Salida. Applicant Sunnyside CR 190 LLC, represented by Shawn Allison seeks to re-subdivide Lot 2 of Peak View Heritage Water Subdivision Exemption of 20.13 acres into seven (7) lots ranging in size from 2.05 acres to 6.33 acres and construct a  low volume road to serve the properties, with the right-of-way dedicated with the Peak View Heritage Water Subdivision Exemption.
  • Paulden-Stergius Boundary Line Adjustment & Lot Line Elimination. Applicants Tess Paulden and John & Helen Stergius are seeking to replat Lots 1A, 3 & 4 of the Replat of a Portion of the Townsite of Garfield: to vacate Parcel 4 (vacant), and to merge that parcel into the two adjoining properties (Lots 1A & 3) located at 22425 Dunn Street (Parcel 1A), 22442 Jones Street (Parcel 3), and Parcel #3687-341-24-207 (Parcel 4); all in Block 22, Garfield Townsites. The plan calls for the alley in Block 22, Garfield Townsite to be vacated in Resolution 2004-30
  • The Tomkiewicz/Fortier Heritage Water Subdivision Exemption (a public hearing continued at least four times, most recently Jan. 4) for applicants Warren C. Tomkiewicz III and Karen A. Fortier would subdivide a 19.88-acre parcel at 9540 W Highway 50, Salida into two (2) lots of 11.25 and 8.63 acres. The property has a shared well and the new lot (Lot 2) will have augmentation or connection to Poncha Springs central water, with an On-site Wastewater Treatment System that will serve the new lot. Access is on an existing shared driveway, in accordance with an existing roadway easement.

Commissioners will consider two appointments representing Chaffee County to the Southern Colorado Economic Development District and end with a review and discussion over a final working draft of the timeline for the initial implementation of the Chaffee County Administrative Strategic Plan.