Pan and Fork http://aspenpublicradio.org en Basalt's Pan And Fork Mobile Home Park Nearly Empty http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/basalts-pan-and-fork-mobile-home-park-nearly-empty <p></p><p>The process of moving families out of Basalt’s Pan and Fork mobile home park is nearly complete. Just one family remains in the flood-prone neighborhood which will eventually become a public park.&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Since August, officials from the Town of Basalt have been working with families in the 38 homes, to help them find new housing. The Town purchased part of the trailer park in 2011 so it could redevelop it. Town Manager Mike Scanlon says more than 380 people were living in the park.</span></p> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 13:35:00 +0000 Marci Krivonen 16084 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Basalt's Pan And Fork Mobile Home Park Nearly Empty Basalt Town Council Votes to "Explore Options" proposed by Pan and Fork advocacy group http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/basalt-town-council-votes-explore-options-proposed-pan-and-fork-advocacy-group <p>Elected leaders in the Town of Basalt voted last night to explore alternative options for families being relocated from a trailer park. The Town has been offering cash assistance. But, a group called <em>Workers for Justice and Diversity in Basalt</em> says it’s not enough to pay Basalt’s high rent prices. Aspen Public Radio's Marci Krivonen reports.</p><p> Wed, 11 Dec 2013 17:50:02 +0000 Marci Krivonen 11447 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Basalt Town Council Votes to "Explore Options" proposed by Pan and Fork advocacy group As Basalt Trailers Empty, Residents' Opinions Vary on Relocation http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/basalt-trailers-empty-residents-opinions-vary-relocation <p>Some Basalt families are angry about being removed from their homes. The relocation is part of an effort to get residents out of a flood plain and restore the Roaring Fork River. Now, frustrated residents are meeting directly with town officials. The Town of Basalt is holding a meeting next week with a committee called <em>Workers for Justice and Diversity in Basalt. </em>Aspen Public Radio’s Marci Krivonen reports.</p><p> Wed, 04 Dec 2013 17:39:19 +0000 Marci Krivonen 11117 at http://aspenpublicradio.org As Basalt Trailers Empty, Residents' Opinions Vary on Relocation Broken Promises At Basalt Trailer Park? One Non Profit Says That's Not The Case http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/broken-promises-basalt-trailer-park-one-non-profit-says-thats-not-case <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">As mobile homes make way for a public park in Basalt, some say a non profit organization has broken promises about how it would help residents. More than 200 people in the flood-prone Pan and Fork Mobile Home park now have to move or get ready to, as riverfront work starts there. One resident Adriana Torres, says years ago, the Roaring Fork Community Development Corporation, or CDC talked about relocating the residents.</span></p><p></p><p> Thu, 31 Oct 2013 16:05:14 +0000 Marci Krivonen 9625 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Broken Promises At Basalt Trailer Park? One Non Profit Says That's Not The Case Residents of Basalt Mobile Home Park Seek New Homes as Construction Starts http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/residents-basalt-mobile-home-park-seek-new-homes-construction-starts <p>The removal of more than three dozen trailers from a mobile home park in Basalt is continuing ahead of work to restore the Roaring Fork River’s shores. The trailer homes sit in a floodplain and the local government is working on getting residents out of danger. They plan to replace the trailers with a public park. So far, a handful of trailers have been hauled away. Still, many residents remain. As Aspen Public Radio’s Marci Krivonen reports, they’re hoping to find inexpensive housing.</p><p> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 18:38:59 +0000 Marci Krivonen 9473 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Residents of Basalt Mobile Home Park Seek New Homes as Construction Starts