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 the facilitator debated with members of the public instead of recording their comments.
  • The information gathered at the meetings will be interpreted by staff before it is reported to the electeds.
  • So far, the maps do not provide information that is meaningful or predictable.

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