City weighs primary versus second homeowners on fees

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When the city of Aspen studies mitigation fees for residential projects, a key detail will be how primary households are viewed versus second homes.

 

As Mayor Steve Skadron said during Monday’s regular meeting, all single-family homes are not necessarily equal. During the consent calendar portion of the meeting, the council signed off on a $33,000 contract with Boulder’s RRC Associates, which will study employee generation from residential homes in Aspen. Using the data, which is expected Aug. 1, the council will decide whether to raise or lower mitigation fees for Aspen’s homeowners. Read more.