Developers in the Valley

The Costs of Basalt's Community Campus Development

November 19, 2012
In the town of Basalt, there's a large development project in the works called the Basalt Community Campus. There, the town is partnering with Roaring Fork Community Development Corporation to build a hotel, a nonprofit center, and a river park, on the site of what is now the Pan and Fork Mobile Home Park.

But first, the 38 families who live in the park have to move out. And though Basalt has an ordinance that requires the developer to replace the houses that are slotted to be removed, the ordinance doesn't ensure that the current park residents will get that new housing.

KDNK's Sophia Clark investigates this complicated project in a two part series, available now in our news archives.

Weekly News Brief: Basalt mobile home residents could be displaced

On this week's news brief, KDNK's Eric Skalac talks to KDNK contributor Sophia Clark about the drama unfolding at Basalt's Pan and Fork mobile home park.
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Part One

In part one, KDNK's Sophia Clark talks to the town and the developer, and breaks down the reasons for redevelopment.
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Part Two

In part one, we heard from KDNK's Sophia Clark about the redevelopment plans for Basalt's Pan and Fork Mobile Home park into the Basalt Community Campus. A park, hotel, and nonprofit center are in the works but first 38 families have to move out. In part two of the series, we'll hear more from the people living there now as they tell how they feel about the changes.
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