Update: Public Information Meeting
Ahead of the submission of our application with the Maine Department of Environmental Protection for development of the West Mountain area, Sugarloaf will hold a Public Information Meeting on Thursday, July 29 at 7pm in the King Pine Room. Official notice of this meeting was sent to abbutting landowners this week, and was published in local newspapers this morning. Here is the official notice of the meeting:
NOTICE OF INTENT TO FILE
Please take notice that Sugarloaf Mountain Corp., West Mountain Road, in Carrabassett Valley, Maine, 207-237-2000, shall provide a Public Informational Meeting on July 29, 2021 at 7pm at the King Pine Room in the Sugarloaf Base Lodge. Sugarloaf Mountain Corp. is intending to file a Site Location of Development Act permit application and an NRPA application with the Maine Department of Environmental Protection pursuant to the provisions of 38 M.R.S.A. §§ 481 thru 490 on or about August 18, 2021.
The application is for the addition of one ski lift, 140 acres of ski terrain, a skier services building, and 196 total housing units, consisting of 40 duplex units, 52 single family house lots, and 4 condo buildings with 26 units each., proposed to be located just south of West Mountain Road, and east of the West Mountain chair lift, on the west side of the Sugarloaf Ski Resort property (total project: 460 acres).
A request for a public hearing or a request that the Board of Environmental Protection assume jurisdiction over this application must be received by the Department in writing, no later than 20 days after the application is found by the Department to be complete and is accepted for processing. A public hearing may or may not be held at the discretion of the Commissioner or Board of Environmental Protection. Public comment on the application will be accepted throughout the processing of the application.
The application will be filed for public inspection at the Department of Environmental Protection's office in Augusta during normal working hours. A copy of the application may also be seen at the municipal offices in Carrabassett Valley, Maine.
Written public comments may be sent to the regional office in Augusta, where the application is filed for public inspection:
MDEP, Central Maine Regional Office, 17 State House Station, Augusta, Maine 04333