Big land swap idea floated in Minturn

Big land swap idea floated in Minturn
Local News

By John LaConte

MINTURN — Battle Mountain Development announced it needs the town’s help in exploring a possible land exchange with the U.S. Forest Service: Battle Mountain for Meadow Mountain. The company plans to submit an exchange proposal to the Forest Service within the next month or two, Tim McGuire with Battle Mountain Development told the Minturn Town Council Wednesday evening. The Forest Service does not have to review the proposal, but McGuire said he hopes the Minturn council and community will ask the Forest Service to at least consider reviewing the idea, which he says would result in less development on Meadow …

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