The U.S. Forest Service has officially backed off from a petition asking the county to take over a forest road in the Pecos area.
This week, the County Commission unanimously voted to accept the federal agency’s request to withdraw the petition.
In November, the Forest Service requested the county take over Forest Road 223. But a county road-viewing committee recommended against doing so, saying the agency needed to obtain the proper easements from landowners and settle all issues involving the road.
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