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Community members in Monument concerned about possible development – KOAA.com Colorado Springs and Pueblo News

MONUMENT — A deliberate public listening to for the Conexus Enterprise Metropolitan District betwe…….

MONUMENT — A deliberate public listening to for the Conexus Enterprise Metropolitan District between Previous Denver Freeway and Interstate 25 in Monument was Positioned on maintain Monday Evening time as Greater than 250 people confirmed As a lot as voice their opinion on The event.

The Quantity of group members exceeded performance limits at Metropolis Hall. The Board of Trustees has now pushed the meeting two weeks to August 16.

Neighbors inform Information 5 they have been notified in writing from the town that six warehouse buildings are deliberate by Becknell Industrial for The world. Locals say the plan has modified since September of final yr As quickly as they have been informed the land Can be used as multi-use property.

Based mostly on town paperwork, the Board of Trustees accredited a rezoning that states “allowed makes use of embrace commercial, civic, office, mild Industry, multi-household residential” again in 2020. Proper now, the plan Requires six huge industrial buildings with docks and trailer parking. The buildings differ in measurement from 69,120 sq. ft to 334,800 sq. ft.

A number of people in opposition to this enterprise notice it places The mannequin new Santa Fe Regional Path between Previous Denver Freeway and The financial park.

People informed Information5 It Might be reckless and untimely for the trustees to move it with out dialogs involving The general public. That dialog will nonetheless happen however on a later date.

“We understand Tright here’s going to be enchancment right here, enchancment is inevitable, It is going to happen. What our hope is that the town of Monument, Board of Trustees, the Planning Fee, is To acknowledge that this land Might be put To make the most of To revenue The complete group, not like an out-of-state developer like Bucknell,” said Matt Brunk, involved citizen.

Metropolis of Monument

The proposed boundaries of the Conexus Enterprise Metropolitan District in Monument, Colorado.

Based mostly on the Metropolis of Monument Trustees agenda, the Conexus Enterprise Metropolitan District “Would supply property tax-based public enchancment financing and providers for the Connexus Enterprise enterprise located east of Previous Denver Freeway.”

The paperwork state the creation of this district would require $22 million in public enchancment prices “Similar to water, sanitation, storm drainage, detention ponds, streets, park and recreation, visitors and safety administration, hearth safety, mosquito administration, tv relay and translator, signage, and transportation amenities and enchancment Collectively with ongoing upkeep of any put in and financed public enhancements, as required by way of The Prolonged time period land enchancment course of.”

“The proposed debt mill levy is twenty-eight (28) mills and the proposed O&M (Operation and Maintenance) mill levy is 5 (5) mills; making the proposed most mill levy thirty-three (33) mills,” in accordance to the memorandum for the a decision approving the service plan for Conexus Enterprise Metropolitan District.

Documents state The complete enchancment time for All of the proposed commercial buildings is over a 9-yr span.

Rockwell Consulting

Plans for the proposed Conexus Enterprise Metropolitan District in Monument, Colorado.

Timeline for the enterprise enchancment, per Metropolis of Monument presentation:

  • 1987 – Property zoned PID (Planned Industrial Development) as An factor of Regency Park
  • Sept 2020 – Board of Trustees accredited rezoning to Planned Development (now Planned Unit Development)
  • Sept 2020 – Sketch Plan accredited with rezoning; allowed makes use of embrace commercial, civic, office, mild Industry, multi-household residential

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