Perry Boyle

Perry Boyle

You seem afraid to disclose who you are. How do we know where you live? As for minority, the majority of people (2/3) in two IME polls were against Bluebird. And of you think Nluneod is for working people, you have not been paying attention and have not studied how Northwood Place, the ot…

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The policies and practices of our local governments place a higher value on the people who don’t live here than the people who do live here. We educate our kids in trailers. Yet we all pay a tax to subsidize airlines to fly tourists here to stay in airbnbs that squeeze out our working peo…

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Those hospital beds also serve adjacent counties when their hospitals are filled. You might not have noticed that kids at Hemingway are going to school in trailers. I have not heard of any plan to change that. increased density is the stated goal of the City of Ketchums leadership. There …

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Perry Boyle commented on Consider a change in your commute

This will continue to get worse. A lot worse. One prominent forecast is for the population of the WRV to double in the next 20 years. Second and 4th Aves in Ketchum are increasingly bypasses to Main St, and that will get worse in 2025 when ITD widens the road to 4 lanes to River St. Ketch…

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Perry Boyle commented on Ask for help on housing

In this same issue Hailey is holding up Sweetwater for its lack of limits on short term rating. So apparently limits on STRs can be done. Where is the Sun Valley Board of Realtors on this issue? Are they part of the powerful Boise real estate lobby that created this situation? Can they he…

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This project will go down as one of the most epic fails in Ketchum history. On its face it makes no sense—a low income housing project on one of the most expensive pieces of land in the state of Idaho. Sadly, it is not even the workforce housing we could have had, today, if our leadership…

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Perry Boyle commented on BCHA serves housing

BCHA is not a solution to our housing crisis. BCHA's role is limited to administering a wait list for some of our affordable housing units and their deed restrictions. It does not create housing units, it does not create policy, and it has no strategy for addressing our housing crisis. if…

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We desperately need a housing strategy to generate a supply of workforce housing that cannot go short term rental or be redeveloped into luxury homes, but we need a middle here, as well. And we need to robustify the economy beyond boom/bust tourism. Remote jobs pay a lot more than the tou…

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I thought you were against people hiding behind anonymity. Your arguments about that convinced me.

Perry Boyle

SVGnat—no local would have responded that way. If you ever need a ski lesson let me know. Happy to help you out.