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Perry Park Entrance Road Enhancements

August 23, 2016

In an effort to improve safe traffic conditions at the curve and entrance to Perry Park, Douglas County is in the conceptual stage of drawings for a right turn lane into the Park coming from the North on #105 as well as adding a new left turn lane on #105 coming from the south. This….Continue

What’s Up At The Metro Board – August 2016

August 11, 2016

All Board members were present along with Tony Perconti, Keith Worley, Steve Rea and Ken Sanders. VISITORS – Mr. Ken Sanders discussed his concerns for the traffic behavior in the park, excessive speed on Red Rock, driver behavior at the entrance, and the need for additional ingress/egress. Board response included information on the current County….Continue

Douglas County Commissioners Pass Marijuana Ordinance Tuesday Aug 9th, 2016

August 11, 2016

The Douglas County Ordinance (No O-016-002) relating to the growing, cultivating, and process of Marijuana was passed by the Douglas County Commissioners on Tuesday Aug 9th, 2016. This new ordinance put’s in place tough Marijuana restrictions applying specifically to unincorporated portions of Douglass County and will be enforced by the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office. For….Continue

Two Geese Shot At Gateway Pond – Please Help

August 4, 2016

Two geese inhabiting the gateway pond, in the front of the Perry Park, have been found wounded with what appears to be blow darts.  Both geese are currently wandering around the pond area with darts extruding from their bodies; one goose has a dart extruding from the head area and one goose has a dart extending from its side. Volunteers….Continue

Surveying At Front Of Perry Park

July 28, 2016

Douglas County is in the process of surveying the roadway at the entrance to Perry Park Ranch for the consideration of installing turn lanes in and out of the Park.

Stage 1 Fire Restrictions Enacted – Effective July 11, 2016

July 12, 2016

Douglas County Sheriff, Tony Spurlock, has enacted Ordinance O-012-004, “Douglas County Open Fire and Open Burning Restriction Ordinance”, ordering Stage 1 Fire Restrictions.  These restrictions are effective as of July 11th, 2016 and are for all unincorporated areas Douglas County. The DC Sheriff Website has provided the following General Guidance with respect to Stage 1 fire restrictions: Prohibited Activities:….Continue

Douglas County Ordinance Draft O-016 Regulating Growing, Cultivating, And Processing Marijuana

July 11, 2016

Douglas county will be having the first formal reading of the Ordinance O-016 “An Ordinance Regulating The Growing, Cultivating, And Processing Of Marijuana” on July 12 at 1:30 pm in the Commissioners’ meeting space.  A second reading will take place on August 9th upon which the Commissioners’ will vote to implement.  Click the link below….Continue

Douglas County Zoning Resolution Amendment Including Motorsports

July 11, 2016

Below is a link the latest Douglas County zoning resolution amendment report including the proposed “Section 22C – Accessory Motorsports” specific to establishing permit process and standards for Accessory Motor Sports uses on eligible residential properties.  The Planning Commission hearing will take place on July 11, 2016 @ 7:00 pm and the Board of County Commissioner’s hearing will take….Continue