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Forward thinking by Basalt trustee

Dear Editor:

Roaring Fork Valley residents who have to work for a living should thank Glenn Rappaport. Glenn recently asked the Basalt trustees to rethink the “employee housing requirement” for new development. Glenn made this suggestion to encourage development and thereby create more jobs.

For those not paying attention, there is a shortage of jobs and a glut of housing … not the reverse. Easing the employee housing requirement might just be enough to get some projects going. At least it’s worth a try.

Ned Collum

Carbondale

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