May 7, 2018
Most people in Evergreen are Happy Living Here
Most people in Evergreen are happy with Evergreen — they don’t want the proposed ELID changes.
A local Evergreen group (No2ELID) is trying to help us stop the creation of a new Improvement District in the Evergreen area. The latest No2ELID flier: is attached.
We can get services without the expense and tax burden
of ELID — and without their deciding for us what we need.
As is pointed out by No2ELID, many of the changes that ELID proposed to make, are things that Jefferson County or Denver can cover using our current tax level. Many of the “needs” that ELID supporters’ originally said they had to provide for us, were already completed last year, or have since been completed under our current level of taxation.
The people pushing ELID have not been seeking what
the community wants — they are pushing their agenda.
The proponents of ELID (Evergreen Local Improvement District) want it placed on the ballot this November. Their presentations are slick, and they keep adjusting them as they go along. Public input has NOT been sought by them. They use the Delphi method. They showed their true colors by eliminating any “public” questions or input. See Blog 0234 on this website to learn about one of their “community input” meetings last year.
Blog 0234 reports on how unwilling Dean Dalvit was to engage the community to find out what people really wanted and didn’t want. He silenced everyone, saying they could ask questions after his presentation. Then when he ended the presentation, he immediately went off stage. People could only talk with him outside the view of the audience.
He and his group are railroading this Evergreen Local Improvement District through our community. Continue reading