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Letter — TRPA probes malfeasance

For those of you who called the TRPA about an illegal tree removal over in the Tahoe Island area MYOB. I removed a hazard tree on my property on a Thursday and the TRPA was there on Monday to ensure I had a permit. Seems kind of funny that during the summer it takes two months for them to mark trees but only one day to contact me about a tree. I had the tree marked for the protection of my family, there was a severe blemish and dead spot half way up the tree that was going to break and fall on my house.

The TRPA got so many calls about whether I had a permit or not they had to check. I am a licensed contractor and a concerned homeowner, do you really think I would cut a tree illegally on a main street? As for all the folks who called, why didn’t you stop and ask? After all the damaged houses I have seen and cleaned up after every storm I have noticed one thing, the insurance carriers would rather pay for damage and death than prevent it. I did not want to become a statistic. Next time try SLOWING down on Tahoe Island Drive (it is a school zone) and find out before you sick the TRPA on something that was perfectly legal.

Ken Curtzwiler



South Lake Tahoe


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