The purpose of the Estes Valley Trails Committee (EVTC) is to promote development and maintenance of a comprehensive and sustainable trail system throughout the Estes Valley, which considers a variety of trail users. The Committee acts as an Advisory Committee to the Estes Valley Recreation District and Park District Board of Directors.
The Estes Valley Trails Committee will meet on the FIRST Tuesday of each month in 2016, at 6 PM, unless otherwise posted.
Meetings are open to the public and are held in the downstairs meeting room at the Estes Park Golf Course clubhouse (18-Hole Golf Course), 1480 Golf Course Road, Estes Park, Colorado, unless otherwise posted.
Notices of meeting times and locations are posted at the District Office, 690 Big Thompson Ave., Estes Park; the Town of Estes Park's Municipal Building, 170 MacGregor Ave., Estes Park; and the Estes Valley Library, 335 E. Elkhorn Ave., Estes Park, as well as at the office of the Larimer County Clerk and Recorder, 1601 Brodie Ave., Estes Park, and at the office of the Boulder County Clerk and Recorder, 1750 33rd Street, Boulder, CO. (View the annual Trails Committee Meeting Notice.)
Meeting Agenda (agendas are posted at least 24 hours before meetings occur)
The next Trails Committee meeting:
- The February 2 and March 1, 2016, Trails Committee meetings have been cancelled.
- The March 2016 Trails Committee meeting will be rescheduled for a date TBD.
The agenda outline of each meeting is posted at the District Office, 690 Big Thompson Avenue, Estes Park, at least 24 hours before the meeting.
The committee is comprised of local citizens, a representative from the Town of Estes Park, and a representative from the Recreation District’s Board of Directors. Committee members serve a three-year term.
Trails Committee Members:
|Gary Matthews||President||Term ends May 2016|
|Amy Plummer||Vice President||Term ends May 2018|
|Hal Dalzell||Secretary||Term ends May 2017|
|Dick Putney||Treasurer||Term ends May 2018|
|Danny Basch||Committee Member||Term ends May 2016|
|Ed Hayek||Committee Member||Term ends May 2018|
|Daniel Marshall||Committee Member||Term ends May 2018|
|Lisa Plaut||Committee Member||Term ends May 2017|
|Ken TeSelle||Committee Member||Term ends May 2016|
|Tina Kurtz||Town of Estes Park Liaison
|Phil Kleisler||Town of Estes Park Liaison
|Vacant||Estes Valley Land Trust Liaison||Non-voting member|
|Ben Greer||EVRPD Board of Directors Liaison||Non-voting member|
|Ron Duell||EVRPD Board of Directors Liaison||Non-voting member|
|Tom Carosello||EVRPD Executive Director||Non-voting member|
|Janet Carabell||EVRPD Administrative Assistant||Non-voting member|
|Herb Loveall||EVRPD Parks/Trails Manager (Interim)
To advise the Board of Directors of Estes Valley Recreation and Park District on trail issues such as planning, budgeting, maintenance, and design standards of trails.
To collaborate with other organizations and property owners to plan and improve trails.
To advocate trails in the community.
To involve a variety of trail users in the planning and implementation process.
To identify and communicate trail needs, constraints, and priorities.
To seek cooperation with the Town of Estes Park, Larimer County Open Lands, National Park Service, U. S. Forest Service, Bureau of Reclamation, Colorado Department of Wildlife, Estes Valley Land Trust, Estes Valley Improvement Association, other agencies, and private land owners to develop and improve trails.
To coordinate volunteer organizations in both maintenance and trail development project.
To insure public access to trails through easements and acquisitions.
To promote connectivity of trails throughout the region.