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Basalt doesn’t want wall of homes

To the Basalt Planning and Zoning Commission,

I am disappointed in your quick decision to adopt the sketch plan proposed by Tim Belinski and Roaring Fork Community Development Corp. for the redevelopment of the Pan and Fork property.

A wall of free-market duplexes and row homes for second-home owners, blocking the river, is unacceptable. This plan would gentrify that area.

The town conducted a survey as part of the “Our Town” planning process. The results of this survey showed that only 7 percent of 481 residents wanted free-market housing on this site. That is 34 people!

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What is the parking plan for this proposal?

This sketch plan irresponsibly sailed through your committee ignoring the sentiments of the Basalt community.

Patrice K. Becker

Basalt


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