Wise growth is sustainable | PostIndependent.com
YOUR AD HERE »

Wise growth is sustainable

Dear Editor,

Appropriate growth is different from no growth. It is sustainable and takes into account the current dynamic of a community, and works for growth while enhancing and safeguarding its assets.

Wise growth works with suitability to create a system that can carry on. It looks at the integrity of ideas, their source and goals. Intelligent growth does the math.



Boom and bust may work well for some but it can be hard on communities and their children. It keeps wages down, entitlements and equity low while fueling fear and uncertainty for the future.

Carbondale’s assets are a concerned and enlightened people with healthy values, a clean and beautiful environment to live in, roads without congestion, a relatively healthy economy with locally owned businesses that spend profits here, and a hardworking, open and vital Town Hall.



Let’s not lose that by giving free reign to an outside developer’s profit scheme.

Sincerely,

John Hoffmann

Carbondale


Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

Readers around Glenwood Springs and Garfield County make the Post Independent’s work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Each donation will be used exclusively for the development and creation of increased news coverage.

 

Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User


News

Jamestown Revival at Belly Up

Jamestown Revival released “Young Man” – its third pandemic-recorded album – in mid-January and is on a winter tour that that includes a four-date Colorado run with stops in Denver, Telluride and Fort Collins before culminating in a sold-out Belly Up Aspen show on Sunday, Jan. 30.



See more