Unsustainable Business Model
Last updated 5/24/2021 at 11:40am
The city and county depend on tourism. Most residents do not perceive benefits from this tourism. We see crowded roads, litter that we volunteer to pick up and higher taxes and fees for infrastructure such as required landfill improvements, crowded bike paths and parks, and revolving door businesses that struggle to develop resident loyalty. We have had our fill of promotion and accommodation of tourism.
Please consider existing residents who pay the bills and were happy here without the crowds. My property taxes have not gone down. I have not benefited from tourism. I don’t like the cro...