Government Tracker: Minturn Town Council accepts variance request on Taylor Avenue

By Ross Leonhart

Board: Minturn Town Council, evening meeting, June 15.Present: Terry Armistead, Sidney Harrington, Harvey Craig, Sage Pierson, John Widerman, Earle Bidez and Mayor Matt Scherr.Issue: Variance application for 386 and 392 Taylor Ave.Who they talked to: Town planner Janet Hawkinson; David Clapp, owner of the properties; and Karl Krueger, homeowner on Taylor Ave.What they talked about: Clapp submitted a variance application for a front yard setback from 20 feet to 10 feet. This would allow homes to be parallel with the street, allow for on-site parking, garages and a shared driveway. Hawkinson said the town’s final findings were that Clapp is …

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