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Letter: Property rights in jeopardy

Property rights in jeopardy

There is a situation happening near Breckenridge in Summit County that deserves mentioning here regarding the use of “eminent domain.” The county commissioners there ultimately are suing to take the 10-acre backcountry property away from the owners, Andy and Ceil Barrie. You can Google for the details, but if you believe this is an unfair (albeit “legal”) taking of private property, let the commissioners and their attorney know how you feel.

You can find the commissioners contact info at http://www.co.summit.co.us. Their next meeting is today.



Rich Wontor

Basalt


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