I support the continued evaluation of this project. If the citizens of Aspen decide in the future that we, as a community, should complete this project, I would support it. As long as the financial models are sound, the environmental issues and permitting are in agreement and our water rights are intact.

On a parallel course, I support our community’s goals of utilizing 100 percent renewable power options for the city’s electricity utility. This includes greater conservation goals and new sources.

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