trailer park http://aspenpublicradio.org en A Walk Through Basalt's Former Pan And Fork Trailer Park http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/walk-through-basalts-former-pan-and-fork-trailer-park <p>If you’ve driven through downtown Basalt recently, it’s hard to miss the mess of trees, electrical boxes and garbage covering a central stretch of land. It’s the site of the old Pan and Fork Mobile Home park, where more than 300 people used to live. The Town of Basalt helped those residents relocate and now it’s focusing on redeveloping the five acres. Aspen Public Radio’s Marci Krivonen walked through the area with Town Manager Mike Scanlon.</p><p></p> Thu, 01 May 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Marci Krivonen 17847 at http://aspenpublicradio.org A Walk Through Basalt's Former Pan And Fork Trailer Park 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 Valley Roundup - December 6th, 2013 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/valley-roundup-december-6th-2013 <p>Welcome to Valley Roundup, for Friday 12-6-2013, a review of the week’s top news stories in the Roaring Fork Valley and beyond.&nbsp; Andy Stone and Curtis Wackerle join us this week.&nbsp;</p><p>Downvalley some residents of a trailer park in Basalt who are facing relocation have organized to take the issue public</p><p>Garfield county Sheriff Lou Valerio says his fight with the state over new gun laws will continue</p><p>Aspen gets vocal about snow polo and the Aspen School District scrambles to fill a 2.9 million dollar budget shortfall.</p><p>On the Download with Rob St. Mary, a moving tribute to a young Colorado artist who died last month in Ouray.</p><p>Its all on today’s Valley Roundup.</p><p> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 22:27:00 +0000 Rob St. Mary 11237 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Valley Roundup - December 6th, 2013 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