Goldberg: “I guess (USCIS) has reached a point where they are comfortable that we have turned [Jay Peak] around.”
The mountain’s “dilapidated” 62-year-old Poma lift is to make way for a new high-speed chair with five times the hourly capacity, increasing access to intermediate terrain.
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It’s “a town that’s ready to pull together in a new way,” said Paul Costello from the Vermont Council on Rural Development. The challenges include uncertainty at Burke ski resort, which is under a receivership.
The Burke Area Chamber of Commerce also reportedly announced he had quit as its board president. The nonprofit KTA, which oversees a mountain biking mecca, has close ties to Burke Mountain Resort.
That’s estimated to be quadruple what they were in the prior fiscal year, when Ariel Quiros and Bill Stenger were still in charge and about to face state and federal fraud allegations.
Contractors can opt for 33 percent of what they are owed and hope for future proceeds when the properties sell. Or they can take a onetime 60 percent payment now of their total bill.
Minggan Wei is trying to find a way to stay in the United States.
“It is expected that hundreds of young skiers will train and compete at Burke Mountain annually.”
The money covers expenses incurred since Jay Peak and Burke Mountain went into receivership in April and include attorney, accounting and other professional fees.
A management company running the resort and hotel, which was completed just a month before its owners were charged with investment fraud, is hoping for a robust season with increased skier visits.
Legal and accounting firms racked up the fees as part of stabilizing the Jay Peak and Burke Mountain resorts.
The town is the third one where taxes are past due for properties associated with the fraud case against Bill Stenger and Ariel Quiros. Newport is owed $55,012.
The bill for the properties — including the 116-room Burke Mountain Hotel and Conference Center and a home belonging to fraud suspect Ariel Quiros — is $440,991. Jay Peak, under the same receivership, also became delinquent.