Open house tonight for Lake Tahoe Boulder Bay project
Tahoe Daily Tribune
CRYSTAL BAY, Nev. – The second of four public forums regarding the potential Boulder Bay redevelopment of the Tahoe Biltmore and Tahoe Mariner sites at North Tahoe’s state line is this week.
An open house from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 1, in the Nevada Room at the Biltmore in Crystal Bay is designed to inform residents who live in the area, as well as those who might not be able to attend the day Tahoe Regional Planning Agency forums, on the project and its 1,589-page Draft Environmental Impact Study that dissects the ecological and economic impact of its five alternatives.
What’s different about Tuesday’s open house, said TRPA spokesman Dennis Oliver, is there will be no microphone set up for project proponents or opponents to sound off, unlike last week’s TRPA Governing Board meeting, the first public hearing on the draft study.
“Our hope is that people who have not had access to the process can attend, and since it’s at the project site, we hope those people who will be most affected will attend,” Oliver said. “But it’s not a public hearing.”
“Information stations” devoted to various project details will be set up in the Nevada Room, Oliver said, and both TRPA staff and Boulder Bay reps will be on hand to answer questions.
Residents also can submit written comments at Tuesday’s open house, Oliver said, to be included with all the draft feedback.
Members of the public can submit comments and questions about the proposed project until Feb. 4, 2010. After that date, all commentary will be combined with TRPA advisory planning commission and governing board input for the final eco study.
Below are the two additional public comment forums taking place on the proposed project:
• TRPA Advisory Planning Commission Meeting: Dec. 9 at TRPA’s Stateline offices.
• TRPA Governing Board: Dec. 16 at The Chateau.
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