Glenshire-area subdivision proposal back before public |

Glenshire-area subdivision proposal back before public

Canyon Springs, a 213-lot development proposal previously known as Tahoe Boca, is surfacing again after a couple years off the radar.

The Town of Truckee will host a meeting on Tuesday to determine issues that should be addressed in the Glenshire-area project’s updated environmental impact report.

The first meeting on the project in December 2003 drew more than 150 Truckee residents who had plenty to say about the development plans for the 288 acres east of Glenshire.

Since then, the subdivision proposal has been pared down to 213 lots from an original 250. The land from the 37 lots that were dropped have been put into open space, which now totals 64 percent of the project’s land, said Gavin Ball, a land use planner for Canyon Springs.

But Glenshire homeowners are still concerned about the project’s impact on traffic flows in Glenshire that are already strained at some intersections, according to Glenshire Devonshire Residents Association General Manager Geoff Stephens.

“Certain things need to be done to improve traffic flow, whether this project is done or not,” Stephens said.

Access to the project will come from Martis Peak Road and Edinburgh Drive, according to initial plans.

Stephens also said he believes the number of units in the Canyon Springs proposal should be reduced again.

“It’s moving in the right direction,” he said. “It is still too many [units].”

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