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Lodge is conscientious development

Dear Editor:

We live at Shadow Mountain units 5 and 6. I want to formally voice my support of the Lodge at Aspen Mountain.

Although the project requires a variation in the current code, it will bring many benefits to the city of Aspen in the long term. I have found the developers to be ready and willing to amend their plan to the desires of the surrounding community.

The scale of the investment and the type of facility to be built will fit in with this end of town and help to bring some vitality to this area. The existing structures on the property really bring nothing to the future of Aspen or to the beauty of the area. The exiting Mine Dumps buildings are a real eyesore to the top of Aspen Street.

As two unit owners of Shadow Mountain and a family directly impacted by the new development, we strongly urge the council to approve the proposed plans and allow the project to proceed. Times will always change in our beautiful town, it is inevitable. So let’s work with the change to make our homes even better with quality, conscientious development that meets with the interests of the neighborhood and the city.

Todd and Heather Klindworth


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