A guest editorial by our Executive Director Armond Acri on how we feel about the adoption of the Comprehensive Plan. http://www.planetjh.com/opinion/A_108339.aspx
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 […]
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 […]
High ozone levels detected in Pinedale prompted SHJH, with a number of volunteers, to monitor our levels in Teton County starting in January of 2010. The results from the first year of the study are in. To see a press release on this study, click here. To see the full report, click here.
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. […]