Wednesday, October 31, 2012

We donít want to be Park City

Regarding all the push for a 1 percent LOT tax increase for airline subsidy, I find it disgusting.  Twenty-four thousand new visitors per year, millions in tourist dollars. Are you sure? It seems that these boosters believe that by subsidizing the airlines we will be more like other Western resort towns that none of us want to live in.

Do we really want a Sun Valley that looks like Jackson Hole or Park City with all the madness of the crowds of people on our streets, in the post office, at the grocery stores, on our trails, at our fishing holes, in the lift lines on Baldy?  If you want that or think you need that, it would be best for you to relocate to one of these areas that are already trashed. 

Sun Valley and the Big Wood River Valley are better than that. This valley has quality. This valley has class. This valley has so much to protect that I fear these boosters will ruin it in their quest for cash. 

Please vote no to the 1 percent LOT tax airline subsidy.

Andrew Harding


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