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The Brown Ranch Annexation

The City of Steamboat Springs and the Yampa Valley Housing Authority are developing a draft agreement to annex 420-acres of Brown Ranch into the city.

The Brown Ranch Annexation Committee (BRAC) is charged with negotiating the agreement terms governing the proposed annexation for City Council review and approval.

All BRAC meetings are streamed live and open to the public.

There are many ways you can voice your opinion.

Leave your comments here: https://www.engagesteamboat.net/annex?tool=forum_topic#tool_tab.

Speak at BRAC public meetings, see schedule here: https://www.engagesteamboat.net/annex.

Speak at regular City Council meetings on Tuesday nights http://docs.steamboatsprings.net:10100/OnBaseAgendaOnline/

Calendar of Brown Ranch Annexation Committee topics

  • Feb 1: Overview for Development at Brown Ranch
  • Feb 15: Water, Wastewater, Stormwater
  • March 1: Transit and Streets
  • March 15: Funding for City services, use of STR taxes,
  • BRAC Town Hall – March 22nd 5:30 pm
  • March 29: Exactations/Dedication of Land (Parks and open space, indoor field house, fire station, etc.)
  • April 12: Fiscal Impact Analysis continued
  • April 26: Public Transportation Infrastructure (traffic study)
  • May 10: Affordability/Attainability of Housing (ownership, deed restrictions, Conformance with West Steamboat Springs Area Plan); Sustainability Measures (Energy Efficiency, Climate Action Plan, EV infrastructure, etc.)
  • May 24: Post Annexation Land use Approval Process (zoning, subdivision applications, codes, vested rights
  • June 7: Contingencies: (Legal challenges, referendum/referred measure, 40 day period)

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Brown Ranch Annexation Updates

1703, 2023

BRAC Town Hall March 22nd 5:30 pm

March 17th, 2023|Brown Ranch Annexation|

The Brown Ranch Annexation Committee will host the first Town Hall covering early topics in the annexation discussion at the Community Center on Wednesday, March 22, 2023. The Town Hall will provide a brief

903, 2023

March 15th – Fiscal Impact Analysis

March 9th, 2023|Brown Ranch Annexation|

On Mar 15th, the Brown Ranch Annexation Committee (BRAC) will be a discussing the Fiscal Impact Analysis. Provided below are the City briefing papers on each of these subjects. Associated DocumentsBrown Ranch Fiscal Impact