Last Week to Submit Written Comments on Character Districts

In early December, the proposed Character District Chapter for the new Comprehensive Plan was released. Unfortunately, this chapter of the plan fell short in providing the level of specificity and predictability that the community has consistently requested. Here are some major reasons it falls short: 1) The public has consistently asked for estimated buildout ranges by district. It appears we […]

Character Districts Phase II Wraps Up – A Frank Assessment

On November 1, planners concluded a weeklong effort to gain community input on the latest draft maps. Based on the nature of community workshops, Save Historic Jackson Hole has some major concerns: The process seemed to be designed to lead people to a predetermined conclusion. Information at the meetings was filtered and may not be recorded correctly. In some cases […]

Character Districts: Phase II Begins on October 27

In late October, Phase Two of the Character District process will get underway. Public meetings are scheduled for October 27,28,29,31 and November 1. These meetings will focus on defining the desired character for the various districts discussed in Phase One of the process. For a description of the Character District process released by the planning team, click here. Recap: In […]

Character Districts Kick Off

On September 13th, elected officials held their first joint information meeting to discuss the Character District mapping process, which is scheduled to take place over the next few months. Members of the Jackson Hole community look to this next step to provide predictability within the new comprehensive plan. What happens this fall will ultimately determine the success of the plan. […]

SHJH Announces Kristy Bruner Contracted to Evaluate Comp Plan

Save Historic Jackson Hole is pleased to announce that we have contracted with Kristy Bruner to evaluate the Comprehensive Plan as we enter into the critical final phase, the Character District Maps. The long and drawn out planning process began in 2007 and has tested the public’s patience with its many twists and turns. The public has often depended on […]