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Letter to the editor: Why promote tourism with record sales tax collections?

Randall Seegers
Dillon

Based upon the March 4 article in the Summit Daily News about sales taxes increasing throughout the county regardless of the coronavirus pandemic, I believe it is time to ask the questions, “Is Summit County a mature travel market“ and ”Do the tax-based towns and county need to spend money to attract even more tourists?“

Without Dillon Amphitheater concerts, Frisco and Breckenridge parades and fireworks, Ice Castles, barbecues, art shows and live theater, sales taxes are up! Ice sculptures are on timed entry and Quandary Peak requires a shuttle. We can’t hire or house people or provide day care, the traffic on any given day is gridlock and yet towns and the county want to promote more tourism! Why?


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