BOCC Hearing in Change of Zone case has been continued…

CLICK ON POST TO SEE ENTIRE POST IF NECESSARY [6/26/2020] The Weld County Board of County Commissioners hearing on Martin Marietta Materials/Rock & Rail Change of Zone application, originally scheduled for July 22nd, 2020, has been continued. The new date will be posted here when it is known.

Change of Zone case goes to BOCC with NO RECOMMENDATION FOR APPROVAL!

CLICK ON POST TO SEE ENTIRE POST IF NECESSARY [6/17/2020] In an extended, multi-hour hearing on 6/16/2020, the residents of Indianhead Estates, Indianhead Estates West and the surrounding properties battled the Martin Marietta Materials/Rock & Rail to a 4-4 tie at the Planning Commission.  This means that the proposed Change of Zone to heavy industrial…

[5-7-2020] Please send letters opposing rezoning case COZ20-0004

[CLICK ON POST TO READ ENTIRE POST] Letters to the Weld County Planning Department opposing Rock & Rail’s application for rezoning to I-3 Heavy Industrial are needed NOW. Please send letters, ideally by May 14th, to Angela Snyder, the planner assigned to the case, at asnyder@weldgov.com. For more information and her mailing address, click here.

[4/25/2020] Rock & Rail Applies for Rezoning to I-3, Heavy Industrial

[CLICK ON POST IF NEEDED TO SEE ENTIRE POST] In late March 2020, Rock and Rail submitted an application to Weld County to rezone the land near the intersection of Hwy 34 and CR 13 where they are currently operating an aggregate processing and concrete manufacturing plant. They applied for rezoning of the land from…

[3/16/2020] Rock and Rail Case Going to Trial

[CLICK ON THE POST IF NEEDED TO SEE THE ENTIRE POST] Once Martin Marietta Materials transferred operating control of the Highway 34 facility to Rock and Rail, Rock and Rail sued the CLR-34 plaintiffs from the earlier case, claiming we had no right to take legal action against them. The plaintiffs filed a countersuit responding…

[10/19/2019] Breaking news…

CDPHE releases human health risk assessment for oil and gas operations in Colorado. Read it at: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ST8yZ0bUBrEzIkWsalOWCMHNjHNXarHO/view?usp=drivesdk

[5-2-2019] Weld County is reviewing zoning rules

IF NECESSARY, CLICK ON POST TO SEE ENTIRE TEXT Weld County is reviewing zoning rules, and a few major changes have been proposed, including tighter specifications of what will be allowed as a use by right or use by special review (USR). We’re arguing that compatibility standards are also needed. These changes could have important…

[4/18/2019] Court of Appeals dismisses 2nd appeal

IF NECESSARY, CLICK ON THE POST TO SEE THE ENTIRE TEXT On April 18, 2019, the Colorado Court of Appeals issued an Order to dismiss our Appeal of Judge Taylor’s decision from last summer. The bases for this ruling were twofold. First, the case was not “ripe” for an appeal. Second, it became moot when…