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Posted on: February 15, 2019

Proposed Heritage Square Exchange

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Jefferson County Open Space (JCOS) has received a proposal from Martin Marietta Materials for a land exchange. The exchange would deed the former 114 acre Heritage Square and the 5.7 acre Bachman property at US 40 (Colfax) and Heritage Road to JCOS.

In return, JCOS would deed approximately 64 acres of Matthews/Winters Park north of I-70 and south of the existing mine, which is currently not open for public use, to Martin Marietta Materials to extend the life of the existing mine. When mining is completed, the land will be returned to JCOS for park and open space purposes.

View the Heritage Square Exchange Information Sheet
View the Heritage Square Exchange Community Meetings Presentation 

Learn more at www.jeffco.us/HSE


Jeffco Open Space was founded as a land conservation organization in 1972. Our mission is to preserve open space and parkland, protect park and natural resources, and provide healthy, nature-based experiences. Funded with a one-half of one percent sales tax, our organization contributes to city and park district projects, has preserved more than 56,000 acres, and manages 28 open space parks and more than 244 miles of trails in Jefferson County, Colorado.


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