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Posted on: May 3, 2018

Shavano Gateway Project Banks $20,000 Grant

Montrose County

Montrose, COLO.— The Montrose Board of County Commissioners formally inked a grant agreement yesterday with the Colorado Department of Natural Resources.  The agreement provides Montrose County with grant funding in the amount of $20,326 to be used in the proposed Shavano Gateway Recreation Area project.  Specifically, grant dollars will be used to hire a consultant to complete a cultural resource survey that will be submitted to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

  

“This grant helps complete the necessary archeological clearance that will keep the project on track for approval by the BLM,” said Government Affairs Director Jon Waschbusch.  

 

“I am excited about the future of this area,” said Chairman Keith Caddy.  “This project vastly expands the footprint of the Montrose side of the Rimrocker Trail, as well as provides additional recreation areas for non-motorized users, and will be used by both tourists and locals alike.”

  

The agreement requires a match of $8,711.50 from the county.  The proposed project is a 1,010 acre hub for outdoor recreational enthusiasts to include mountain biking, OHV, foot traffic, and other means of transportation.  The majority of the property will feature non-motorized singletrack.  In order to begin work, the county has submitted a Recreation and Public Purposes Act application to the BLM.  Once the work is completed, a “block clearance” (assuming no cultural significance is found) will be sent to the BLM.  To learn more about the Government Affairs Division, please visit montrosecounty.net.

 

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