Land swap idea stirs community

14th June, 2015 by

By John LaConte

EAGLE COUNTY — Forest Ranger Dave Neely wasn’t surprised to receive an influx of feedback after a Forest Service land swap idea was floated in Minturn.The idea, proposed at the Minturn Town Council’s regular meeting June 3, would see a privately owned parcel of land near Red Cliff, known as Battle Mountain, swapped for a National Forest land parcel just south of I-70 on the way to Minturn, known as Meadow Mountain. The plan, from there, would be to build homes on Meadow Mountain rather than Battle Mountain.“As soon as it went we knew people in the valley were going …

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