Why was this large acquisition not publicized earlier?
  • General discussions about Summit County purchasing the 910 initially started in 2017 but were very preliminary expressions of interest by both parties. Private parties were also interested in purchasing the 910 during that period.

  • Approximately, one year ago 910’s owner and Summit County commenced focused negotiations, which took some time due to the structure of the transaction.

  • The final negotiations proceeded very quickly over the three week period prior to closing the transaction. 

  • Summit County closely safeguards property acquisition negotiations to ensure it is able to obtain the best deal possible for the public’s money.

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1. How will the property be funded?
2. What’s the real total cost of acquiring this land?
3. Will my property taxes increase?
4. Why did the County choose an option agreement rather than purchasing the property outright now?
5. Did the County consult its Open Space Advisory Committees about the 910?
6. What are the terms of the option agreement?
7. Why is the public not immediately welcome on the property?
8. Will the property be put into a Conservation Easement?
9. Why was this large acquisition not publicized earlier?
10. Why was the public notice of the meeting on August 24, 2023 for this acquisition so quick?
11. Why is hunting prohibited on the property?
12. Does Summit County support hunting?
13. Will fishing be permitted?
14. Who will manage the property and who will make recreational decisions?
15. Will the public be involved in the management and recreational land use decisions for this property?
16. What kind of development is planned for the property? What type of buildings will be allowed on the property?
17. I want to see a map of the property