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We all want Affordable Housing. Done right.

April, 24 2024

Is Sherman Park Workforce Housing Project truly affordable? Please write a comment and/or come to the hearing!

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3 Approved - 2 Denied - 1 Pending

March, 19 2024

The Teton County Board of County Commissioners meeting last Monday, March 11th,  proved to be another long day - with an agenda full of public hearings. The first three hearings on the agenda were approved without requiring hours of deliberation; Irish Acres, J&G Peacock, and Skyline View.

What Happened to Sherman Park?

March, 13 2024

Sherman Park "Affordable" Housing Project becomes "Workforce". In 2018, discussions began between the City of Victor and the Teton County Joint Housing Authority (TCJHA) to bring an affordable housing project to Victor. In 2021, Sherman Park was identified as the prime location. Specifically, the City identified a roughly 3 acre parcel on the south east side of the park, which, at the time, was zoned REC Parks and Recreation.


March, 5 2024

Wendorff’s Seek Backdoor to Resort Zone and Trestles Subdivision & Wildflower Reserve PUD are ON the Agenda for Monday, March 11th at 1pm

VARD's Annual Meeting is Back!

January, 22 2024

We hope to see you there...

Southern Gateway to Driggs

November, 9 2023

The Scenic Corridor and southern entrance to Driggs is on the chopping block. With 8 subdivisions pending in this area alone, the impacts that would come with this scale of development, in this location, are extraordinary.

Slow your roll, bulldozers! Devastating Impacts to Three Local Creeks in Two Weeks

November, 1 2023

Read our ED's Opinion piece in this weeks papers.

Three Creeks, Three Devastating Cases of Destruction!

October, 30 2023

EMAIL OUR COUNTY COMMISSIONERS. Teton County Board of County Commissioners carved out time during their meeting on Monday to hold an open discussion about the recent destruction to Darby, Dry, and Teton Creeks. Friends of the Teton River (FTR) and VARD were able to voice our concerns and suggest urgent next steps that included, but were not limited to, a contact list of who’s who for rapid response when destruction is occurring and an emergency ordinance moratorium on any and all development in riparian areas.

Full Agendas: Development Updates

October, 9 2023

After the 9/12 Planning & Zoning Commission meeting ended early, many agenda items were moved to the upcoming October 10th meeting. These hearings on top of the regular meeting - 7 hearings in total - will make for a long evening. This PZC meeting will follow the rescheduled Board of County Commissioners meeting that will be held (all day) on the same day.

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PO Box 1164
Driggs, ID 83422



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