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Public Meetings Set by Planning Commission on Master Plan

The Fremont County Planning Commission is hosting a series of public meetings next week to take public input and discuss development of the updated Fremont County Master Plan.   The Planning Commission has conducted a series of workshops over the past four years with Planning Department staff updating language in the Master Plan as required by Colorado statute.

Three public meetings have been set across Fremont County to take input on the initial draft of the Master Plan.   Meetings are set for Monday, April 13th from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Florence City Council Chambers; on Tuesday, April 14th from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Fremont County Commissioners Board Room at the County Administration Building in Cañon City; and on Thursday, April 16th from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Coaldale Community Center in Coaldale.

The draft copy of the Master Plan can be reviewed on-line at Fremont County’s web site at   You should click on the Master Plan link under the Planning and Zoning Department’s menu.   Hard copies of the Master Plan can also be reviewed at the public libraries in Cañon City, Florence, and Penrose, at the Coaldale Community Center, at the Howard Volunteer Fire Department, and in the Planning and Zoning Office in the County Administration Building.

Written comments are also being accepted.   Comments can be e-mailed to or mail comments to the Planning Department in Room 210, 615 Macon Avenue, Cañon City.   The deadline for written comments is Monday, April 20, 2015, at 4:00 p.m.  Adoption of the final Master Plan document is the sole responsibility of the Fremont County Planning Commission.