Contenders have thrown their hats into the ring for local elections in Basalt and Carbondale. More people than usual are running in Basalt, even though there’s a routine number of posts up for grabs on Town Council.
Basalt’s Town Council has decided against sharing up to $5 million in sales tax dollars with the developer at Willits Town Center. Mariner Real Estate Management asked for that financing in order to attract more business tenants.
Basalt officials are looking at what kind of park to have on the Pan and Fork property, and how much it could cost. The developer interested in building on the parcel supports the approach, but says he needs a key detail ironed out.
Basalt Town Council members want residents to know they haven’t made up their minds about the Pan and Fork land. Council members passed a formal resolution Tuesday night after residents started gathering signatures about what to do with the land.