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The Reporter Two-Way: Castle Creek housing

Jan 3, 2018
David Johnston Architects

 Last month Aspen City Council voted 3-2 to approve an affordable housing unit on Castle Creek road, near the Marolt housing complex.

Valley Roundup, March 31, 2017

Mar 31, 2017

Welcome to Valley Roundup. I’m Carolyn Sackariason.

Valley Roundup for Morning Edition, March 31, 2017

Mar 31, 2017

Councilman Bert Myrin received a tongue lashing from the mayor earlier this week when he suggested a lease for an art gallery be shortened in an effort to keep a level playing field.

Claire Woodcock/Aspen Public Radio News

Aspen City Council debated a lease extension for a local art gallery that rents city space on Monday.

The conversation got heated.

Council tables vote on Gorsuch Haus

Mar 27, 2017

Aspen City Council voted to table the application for the proposed Gorsuch Haus at the bottom of Lift 1A on Monday night. Though the applicants, led by Aspenite Jeff Gorsuch, presented a reconfigured proposal to address past community concerns, city staff suggests the council and the applicants would benefit from more time to work on the project.

Myrin says changes coming from moratorium

Oct 18, 2016
Barbara Platts / Aspen Public Radio News

Aspen councilman Bert Myrin was elected into office on an anti-development platform. Now, with several months left before the end of a development moratorium, he speaks with Alycin Bektesh on the future of building in Aspen. The first public hearing on the changes is scheduled for October 24th.

Valley Roundup 12-11-15

Dec 11, 2015

  Welcome to Valley Roundup. I’m Carolyn Sackariason

Is it appropriate for the town of Basalt to give a developer public tax dollars to build out Willits Town Center? The development company claims it doesn’t have enough money to do it.

Base2 goes to public vote

Aug 25, 2015

  After two days of public hearings, Aspen City Council approved a pair of resolutions bringing the development of Base2 Lodge to the ballot this fall.

Base 2 may still be on November ballot

Aug 24, 2015

A scrapped downtown development may be back on the table. Mark Hunt told city council Monday night that, if approved, he would go forward with building the Base 2 Lodge in downtown Aspen.

Valley Roundup - May 22nd, 2015

May 22, 2015

Welcome to Valley Roundup, a review of the top news stories in the Roaring Fork Valley in the past week. 

A couple that lives in a penthouse in downtown Aspen now has to share the building’s entrance with their neighbors. As a result, their property value decreased $1.3 million, a judge has ruled.

There’s more debate around the live debate that Aspen Public Radio broadcast with city council candidates Bert Myrin and Mick Ireland.

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The two candidates squaring off for a seat on Aspen city council think change needs to happen in the city department that handles development proposals. Aspen Public Radio’s Marci Krivonen has more from Thursday night’s “Squirm Night” forum.

The City’s community development department is made up of more than two dozen staffers. It handles construction plans and ensures developments comply with the city’s building code. It also enforces the land use code.