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File #: 21-241    Version: 1 Name:
Type: General Business Status: Failed
File created: 6/7/2021 In control: Board of Trustees
On agenda: 6/22/2021 Final action: 6/22/2021
Title: PUBLIC HEARING: Approval of a Resolution and Two Ordinances Annexing Property to the Town and Zoning the Property (Hammer Annexation)
Attachments: 1. 1. Staff Report, 2. 2. Resolution No. 21-089 (Findings of Fact), 3. 3. Ordinance No. 13-2021 (Annexation), 4. 4. Ordinance No. 14-2021 (Initial Zoning), 5. 5. Annexation Map, 6. 6. Other Applicant Materials, 7. 7. Referral Comments, 8. 8. Notifications, 9. 9. Staff Presentation
SUBJECT: General Business
Title
PUBLIC HEARING: Approval of a Resolution and Two Ordinances Annexing Property to the Town and Zoning the Property (Hammer Annexation)
Body
1. Findings of Fact: A Resolution of the Board of Trustees of the Town of Erie Making Certain Findings of Fact Regarding the Proposed Hammer Annexation
2. Annexation: An Ordinance of the Board of Trustees of the Town of Erie Annexing to the Town the Real Property Known as the Hammer Annexation
3. Initial Zoning: An Ordinance of the Board of Trustees of the Town of Erie Zoning Certain Recently Annexed Property, also Known as the Hammer Annexation, as Heavy Industrial
DEPARTMENT: Planning and Development

PRESENTER: Audem Gonzales, Senior Planner

TIME ESTIMATE: 30 minutes
only required for non-consent items

STAFF RECOMMENDATION:
Recommendation
Because it will give the Town more effective monitoring and regulation of oil and gas wells that already exist, staff recommends adopting the resolution and ordinances for the Hammer annexation and initial zoning applications

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SUMMARY AND BACKGROUND OF SUBJECT MATTER:
The subject property is generally located southwest of the Highway 52 and Interstate 25 intersection. Specifically, it is located at the northeast corner of the WCR 7 and WCR 12 intersection. The applicant proposes to annex approximately 45 acres of land into the Town of Erie municipal boundary. The property is within the Town of Erie's growth boundary.

Background
On January 8, 2019, the Board of Trustees approved an Annexation Agreement and Master
Encroachment License ("MEL") with Anadarko E&P Onshore LLC. The Agreement covers 47 acres of property owned by Anadarko that is directly west of the Town owned 293-acre property planned for the I-25 Gateway development. Under the Agreement, Anadarko was to annex the property into the Town after drilling 23 new wells (under Weld County and COGCC rules), but before the wells were placed into production (under Erie's more restrictiv...

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