Ryan Mahoney


Earlier this year, Basalt discovered that it might have violated Colorado law by raising its property tax rate. It refunded money to property owners. Now, it’s asking voters to approve ballot issue 3A, which would allow the town to keep its current tax rate. If 3A fails, the town faces a budget shortfall of about $700,000 and says it would have to make significant cuts to public services.

Basalt Seeks To Rectify TABOR Violations

Jan 29, 2019
Elise Thatcher

Basalt recently discovered it has been erroneously collecting property taxes from its residents. The town might need to refund its residents around $2 million it shouldn’t have collected.

Basalt Considers Selling Old Snowmass Units

Jan 23, 2019

Basalt wants to sell a handful of its affordable housing units in Old Snowmass.

Basalt's 2017 General Fund is $230K short

May 7, 2018

The town of Basalt’s general fund, in 2017, ended around $230,000 below revenues.


Basalt Mayor Jacque Whitsitt told Aspen Public Radio all three candidates are locals and could start immediately.

Ryan Mahoney to be Basalt’s new town manager

May 10, 2017
Ryan Mahoney

It’s nearly official that Ryan Mahoney is Basalt’s new town manager. “Nearly official” because neither party has signed on the dotted line.