Planning Commission

Mission Statement

Planning Commissions mission is to guide the responsible growth and development of Saguache County by ensuring land use decisions are made in a fair, transparent, and collaborative manner that reflects the values and needs of the community. We strive to balance economic growth with the preservation of natural resources, historic character, and quality of life for present and future generations.

Ex-Parte-Outreach & Education

Please note that it is inappropriate to personally contact individual County Commissioners or Planning Commission members while an application is pending. Such contact is considered Ex Parte communication and will have to be disclosed as part of the public hearings on the matter. If you have any concerns, you should contact staff, write a letter or present your concerns at the public meeting so your comments can be made part of the record.

September 21, 2023 Planning Commission Meeting Agenda

Saguache County Planning Commission



Thursday, September 21, 2023, at 4:00 p.m.

Saguache County Road and Bridge Meeting Room

The Saguache County Planning Commission Meetings are being held in-person.

  1.       Call to Order
  2. Roll Call
  1. Declaration of quorum
  2. Abstentions
  1. Additions and Deletions to Agenda
  2. Introductions of guests

  1. New Business
  1. Salida Senior Daycare Inc/Valley to Valley Senior Care Center – Conditional Use Modification Request – 23625 CO RD 48.7 – Lot 1, Williams Subdivision


Saguache County Planning Commission

Richard Drake (Chair)

Moffat, Colorado 

Mark Miller

Cochetopa/Sargents, Colorado

Rebie Hazard (Alternate)

Cochetopa/Sargents, Colorado

Amy Garoutte (Alternate)

Saguache, Colorado

Steve Carlson (At Large)

Daniel Davis 

Hooper, Colorado

Kairina Danforth (Alternate)

Crestone/Baca, Colorado 

Rebecca Brian (Alternate) 

Villa Grove, Colorado 

Jeff Shook 

Villa Grove, Colorado

Dawn Anderson (At Large Alternate) 

Joe Buckley 

Crestone/Baca, Colorado 

Bill McClure

Center, Colorado 

Jeff Phillips 

Saguache, Colorado

Doug Glenn (Alternate) 

Moffat, Colorado 

Revised March 16, 2023