Response to vacation rental guest column

Currently, there is a guest column submitted by Valerie A Jusela that most likely rang a lot of bells, not only for those who love a good word fight but for others with interest in the subjects and conclusions that are presented. My response is not to take sides, but rather to urge a serious discussion of the matters that she raises. Each matter identified has the potential of making serious impact on the quality of our island living. VBR’s, roads, emergencies…

What might be most helpful would be a response from a responsible source in San Juan County. The response should address any errors or misinterpretations that Ms. Jusela’s letter may have made or whether our existing plans and programs need changes.

Ms. Jusela’s letter deserves such a response.

Don Pollard

San Juan Island