Matt Samet: Come hell or high water at Twin Lakes?

In Gunbarrel, two 10-acre parcels near the Twin Lakes Open Space are being considered for medium-density residential development. With an MR designation and annexation, the rural-residential fields would go from allowing one dwelling unit on each parcel to allowing up to 140 units on each.

Along with other problematic issues, the area’s hydrology renders any development highly questionable. According to Boulder’s 2013 FEMA map, the properties are inside the zone most impacted by the 2013 floods in all of Gunbarrel, with that zone’s color corresponding to the assigned range of 66 to 137 claims.

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