Wednesday, June 19, 2013 –El Paso County has established a Long Range Recovery Planning Committee for Black Forest. The committee will oversee El Paso County's participation in the long range planning of the recovery, restoration and rebuilding efforts within the Black Forest Burn area.
Commissioner Darryl Glenn will chair the committee and Commissioner Amy Lathen will be the co-chair.
“We are now entering a critical planning stage in the recovery process,” Commissioner Glenn said. “The County is committed to establishing a collaborative process with our citizens to assist in the recovery, restoration and rebuilding process within the Black Forest burn area.”
Glenn added, “Information from this group will be disseminated via our normal communications channels and through the recently established HOA/neighborhood communication network.”
The following elected officials or elected offices have allocated a position on the committee:
US Senators Udall/Bennett's Office
Congressman Doug Lamborn's Office
State Senator Kent Lambert
State House Representative Amy Stephens
State House Representative Dan Norburg
El Paso County Sheriff's Office
The following is a preliminary list of community members assigned to the committee
Judy von Ahlefeldt