For the past few years, communities residing on the north shore of Lake Tahoe have had a rough time with the type of nature around this place. According to a report by Reno Gazette Journal, this area has had severe drought which has greatly affected businesses that rely majorly on the winter resorts within the neighborhood. Additionally, this area has also had a political storm over the incorporation battle setting two opposed camps. Scenic Olympic valley on wikipedia.org, a home to North America’s best winter sports terrain and Squaw Valley resort was identified as one of the areas at the center of the political dispute. However, after several months of uncertainty, CEO and President Andy Wirth of squaw Valley Ski Holdings is now relived due to the changes in tides and both fronts.
Efforts of Squaw Valley Ski Holdings
According to Andy Wirth, Squaw Valley Ski Holdings has had a very rough time with the unfavorable. Various resorts such as Squaw Valley resort have been able to open earlier than what was anticipated due to the Mother Nature. Mother Nature provided lots of help in the form of cold temperatures and early season storms. Recently, supporters of Olympic Valley incorporation withdrew their fight and according to investors such as Andy Wirth, this is a big threat to civic climate and businesses in the area. Thousands of dollars have been spent by Squaw Valley Ski Holdings resort in an effort to oppose the incorporation attempt. According to Wirth, withdrawal from the Incorporate Olympic Valley would result to increase in taxes on businesses and residents and thus leading to decreased levels of basic service provision which include road maintenance and snow plowing.
Views of the Incorporation Backers
The supporters of the Olympic Valley incorporation feel that Squaw Valley Ski Holdings decisions and efforts to oppose the push were greatly influenced by self-interests. Basing on the future, this resort has proposed a better and ambitious plan for the whole area. The resort looks forward to constructing more commercial units and residential homes with an end goal of improving the real estate sector. In addition, a gondola is to be built and it is aimed at connecting Ski areas particularly the Alpine Meadows and Squaw Valley.
About Andy Wirth
Currently,Andy Wirth runs two main brands of Squaw Valley Ski resort namely Alpine Meadow Ski resorts and Squaw Valley. For over 25 years, Andy has been working in hotel industries resort and this is a clear indicator of his wide expertise. He has been able to earn himself numerous professional and community awards due to his immense and amazing contribution in the community level. These awards awards include outstanding Service Award issued by Reno Tahoe Airport Authority Board of Trustee and the Steamboat Springs Business Leader of the Year among others.