Letter: Don’t shackle the Lobster Shack
Basalt Town Council, Mayor Jacque Whitsitt and Town Manager Mike Scanlon,
We would like to urge each of you to promptly support the proposal to provide space for Butch’s Lobster Shack on the town-owned roadway on the north side of the pedestrian bridge near the 7-Eleven. This alternative was cited in the May 5 Aspen Times article by Scott Condon (“Will Butch’s shack be back to Basalt”).
Butch’s has been a hugely popular venue for both Basalt residents and patrons from up and down the Roaring Fork Valley — one that was sorely missed last year. Your support would not only bring back a much valued amenity to the town but also would be a visible sign of our new Town Council listening to and responding to the call to enhance downtown Basalt’s vitality.
Please act quickly to ensure Butch’s Lobster Shack is available this summer!
Marge and Doug MacDonald
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