Enough is enough...
Jul 26, 2018 | 948 views | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend | print

The new proposed USU campus is an incredibly bad idea. The community cannot handle it. We’re already overcrowded/overrun with tourism, there’s no housing, there’s no water. More growth is not going to help this community/region.

We needed to put the brakes on growth a few years ago. SITLA is not a good development partner. They are bullies and will run roughshod over the city/county/community. This new proposed campus should have been put on the ballot for the community to vote on. Becoming a university town is no small thing and the fact that it’s being forced upon us is just plain wrong. Water is a huge issue. We live in the arid West and we’re growing/developing like we are a high precipitation region. It’s extremely irresponsible and dangerous. We need to slow down and step back, we’re losing our town and we’re destroying our small-town quality of life. This university is another nail in the coffin for Moab and the amazing lands that surround it.

Please put the brakes on growth. Enough is enough!!

–Kiley Miller


Copyright 2013 The Times-Independent. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

report abuse...

Express yourself:

We're glad to give readers a forum to express their points of view on issues important to this community. That forum is the “Letters to the Editor.” Letters to the editor may be submitted directly to The Times-Independent through this link and will be published in the print edition of the newspaper. All letters must be the original work of the letter writer – form letters will not be accepted. All letters must include the actual first and last name of the letter writer, the writer’s address, city and state and telephone number. Anonymous letters will not be accepted.

Letters may not exceed 400 words in length, must be regarding issues of general interest to the community, and may not include personal attacks, offensive language, ethnic or racial slurs, or attacks on personal or religious beliefs. Letters should focus on a single issue. Letters that proselytize or focus on theological debates will not be published. During political campaigns, The Times-Independent will not publish letters supporting or opposing any local candidate. Thank you letters are generally not accepted for publication unless the letter has a public purpose. Thank you letters dealing with private matters that compliment or complain about a business or individual will not be published. Nor will letters listing the names of individuals and/or businesses that supported a cause or event. Thank you letters about good Samaritan acts will be considered at the discretion of the newspaper.