Through public input, Gunnison residents in recent weeks overwhelmingly threw their support behind Crested Butte-based developer John Stock of High Mountain Concepts for construction of housing on the city-owned Lazy K parcel.
As a result, city leaders on Tuesday entered a memorandum of understanding with Stock for the phased development of the parcel. City Council additionally approved a motion to enter a contract with local housing consultant Willa Willaford for a total of $7,800 to work alongside Stock as housing is built.
Last week, three finalists for the Lazy K housing project presented their plans to the public — with ideas ranging from live-work cottages to condos and renovated cabins. Besides High Mountain Concepts, other teams included Buena Vistabased Fading West and Gatesco of Houston, Texas.
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