The agreement was announced Tuesday that the City of
The canyon and the 80 acres that stretched the mountain ridge were subjected to mining.
"We never wanted to mine it. There was another guy who mined it, he was not supposed to. We don't want to mine it, we never did. That was just to put some pressure in the fight," said Sparky Davis.
"The land is worth a considerable amount of money and the cities resources are limited. We were able to work with the
The answer was a cash value up to $1.6 million dollars and a land trade.
"Now it is going to be put in such a way that it can never be built, it will never be able to be developed. It will be here," says
The City of
One option the city is look at is in South Fork.
"It is also a beautiful canyon. It's near a development and appropriate for cabins and housing," said the mayor.
"We get peace. Richard Davis his legacy can move forward," said
"The questions come in, do we approve the trailhead, do we put any amenities up there and the answer probably is, it's going to stay as close to its natural state," says Mayor Curtis.