Interested in what we have been up to the past few months? Click on this link: Newsletter-SHJH-June-2012
Thanks to a group of dedicated volunteers, we were able to gather over 600 signatures petitioning the Town for a referendum to allow the citizens to cast their vote in favor or against the 2012 Comprehensive Plan. Summer is a busy time in Jackson Hole, but our volunteers felt strongly enough about protecting our rural way of life that they […]
The following Editorial ran in the Jackson Hole News and Guide on May 30, 2012. We think it is spot on and shows our fears are well founded. “The ink hadn’t even dried before the Jackson/Teton County Comprehensive Plan was cast aside and buried, just two weeks after adoption. On May 8, town and county officials approved the vision document […]
SHJH supports the right of Town Citizens to vote for or against the Comp Plan adopted by the Town Council on May 8. We applaud the volunteers who are circulating the petition for a referendum. It says: “We, the residents of the Town of Jackson in Teton County, Wyoming, hereby petition the Town for a Referendum enabling Town voters to […]
To view SHJH’s latest correspondence to town officials regarding the intent to adopt the new comp plan by resolution, click here. To view SHJH Chairman Louis Wang’s March 2012 JH News and Guide guest shot regarding the proposed plan, click here.
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 […]
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 […]
Beginning Thursday, October 27, the planning team and our elected officials will begin to gather public input on Phase II of the Character Districts. It’s important for our elected officials to hear, once again, that our community does not support additive growth. With so much development already in the pipeline, adding the potential for more growth in what is supposed […]