Subject: SB249 EMINENT DOMAIN, PLEASE VOTE NO
Date: Tue Mar 11 19:26:06 MDT 2014
I am writing to request that you vote against SB 249. This bill goes against the very nature of private property rights. A trail through Ogden Canyon would simply be an extension of the existing Ogden River Parkway. It is a gross over-reach to call such a trail an "alternative transportation route". In addition, I believe many distance riders will continue to use the canyon roadway, while some recreational riders may opt to use the trail. This bill wrongly enables government officials to employ eminent domain to lengthen a walking and biking path at the expense of private property rights. Trails are a popular recreational amenity and bring tourism dollars into the area, but they certainly do not rise to the exigent circumstances that should be required to employ eminent domain. Please vote no on SB 249. Thank you for your time and your service in the State Legislature. Sincerely, shannon allsop WILLIAMS INTERNATIONAL THE POWER OF VISION This email message and any attachment(s) are for the sole use of the intended recipient(s) and may contain proprietary and/or confidential information which may be privileged or otherwise protected from disclosure. Any unauthorized review, use, disclosure or distribution is prohibited. If you are not the intended recipient(s), please contact the sender by reply email and destroy the original message and any copies of the message as well as any attachment(s) to the original message. This email message does not form a binding contract or contract amendment with the sender, unless it clearly states in writing that it is a contract or contract amendment.