Changing Aspen Leaves - RMNP

Larimer County Offices, Courts, District Attorney, Landfill, Household Hazardous Waste, and Recycle Center are all closed on Thanksgiving Day, November 26, 2015.
County Offices are also closed on Friday, November 27 while the Courts, District Attorney, Landfill, Household Hazardous Waste, and Recycle Center are open. Critical services at Larimer County will not be disrupted by this closure.



Tuesday, March 12, 2013, 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.,

Larimer County Courthouse Office Building, Boyd Lake Room, 200 W. Oak St., Ft. Collins, CO


Text Box: The mission of the Larimer County Parks and Open Lands Department is to establish, protect, and manage significant regional parks and open lands, providing quality outdoor recreational opportunities and stewardship of natural resource values.  We are committed to fostering a sense of community and appreciation for the natural and agricultural heritage of Larimer County for present and future generations.






Please call Shannon at 619-4462 if you are unable to attend this meeting.  Votes require a quorum.  Thanks!


5:30     REGULAR MEETING OPENING – 5 minutes

§   Meeting called to order by Chair

§   Approve minutes of last meeting

§   Review Agenda and enclosures


5:35     BOARD MEMBER REPORTS – if any

5:40     PUBLIC COMMENT: Items not on the agenda


5:45     GENERAL INFORMATION:  (Questions – 5 min.)

§  Natural Resource Events for this month: See website

§  Energy By Design plan was adopted by the State Land Board in February. The full document will be available on our website soon at

§  Charlie Johnson has joined the board of Estes Valley Land Trust.

§  Our Lands-Our Future public event to be held on March 6, at the Backbone Grill in Loveland. The event will be sponsored by Grimm Bros. Brewery and seeks public feedback on the second citizen survey and online mapping tool.

§  To sign up for Parks Advisory Board minutes go to put in your email and click ‘subscribe’, then check “Parks Advisory Board” box



  • Estes Park Campgrounds Annual Update - Chris Fleming, Blue Mountain District Manager - 15 Minutes

·  Annual update on visitation, revenue and facilities



  • East Side of Horsetooth Parking Issues - Mark Caughlan, Horsetooth District Manager - 20 Minutes

·  Address Parking issues and discussion of the viability of the 45 Minute parking areas

6:25     BREAK


            ACTION ITEMS - None



§   Park District updates and Parks Master Plan Implementation Progress report – Dan Rieves, Visitor Services Manager, Chris Fleming, Blue Mountain District Manager, and Mark Caughlan, Horsetooth District Manager - 20 minutes

6:55     DIRECTOR’S REPORT - 10 minutes




Next regular meeting: April 9, 2013, Larimer County Natural Resources Administrative Office Building, 1800 South County Road 31, Loveland CO.  

Public can view agenda and minutes at



Background Image: Changing Aspen Leaves in Rocky Mountain National Park by Jeremy Hollis. All rights reserved.