Letter: Hotel handout: seriously?
Hotel handout: seriously?
One million dollars! That’s what the developers of Willits want the town of Basalt to give them for building a hotel: $250,000 in fee waivers plus $75,000 per year for 10 years from the general fund.
They claim the Willits project is a success but now they want the taxpayers to contribute to it. Don’t you just love capitalists? First they want government to stay out of their way and then they want government to lend them a hand.
If the town of Basalt has all this extra money, the first thing they should consider is lowering taxes so it actually benefits the citizens. Maybe they should just send each of its citizens a check.
Across the Roaring Fork School District, three schools achieved higher ratings from 2019 to 2022, two schools had lower ratings during that time period and most remained the same.