In his final decision, Forest Supervisor Scott Fitzwilliams said federal laws require “adequate access” for “reasonable use” of private land despite “long-term impacts to wildlife habitat and recreation” from the road to the controversial Berlaimont Estates.
Eagle River Valley
After a 14-year wait, developers sue Forest Service to get answer on whether they can build luxury homes above Vail Valley
The developers behind the 19-home Berlaimont Estates plan want to build a road on federal land to reach their planned 680-acre mountaintop community
White River forest chief sticks with controversial route for road to future mansions despite wildfire, wildlife concerns
White River National Forest Supervisor Scott Fitzwilliams is sticking with his earlier decision on a road climbing from the Eagle River to a parcel of private property above Edwards where developers envision a community of luxury homes. The developers of Berlaimont Estates wanted a straighter road through Forest Service land that reached the middle of […]
Minturn wrestles with the decade-old promises of a big-dream developer
MINTURN — It’s been more than a decade since Bobby Ginn’s grandiose dream for Minturn collapsed, but the community is still dealing with the fallout. The former railroad town’s council on Wednesday will weigh a proposal to reduce the millions of dollars in perks the bankrupt Florida developer promised Minturn in 2008. A showdown is […]