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Updated: Oct 6, 2022

Mountaineer Transit Company

Olympic Valley Alpine Meadows Microtransit

New District Information

August 18, 2022

Mountaineer Origins and Current District

To learn about Mountaineer’s origins click here.

The learn about the current District that funds Mountaineer called the Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows Micro Mass Transit District (SV|AM MMTD) including boundary, budget, services, assessments, owner’s association, and more click here.

New District Highlights

Name | Olympic Valley Alpine Meadows Microtransit District (OVAMMD)

Boundary | Olympic Valley and Alpine Meadows | no change from current District

Term Duration | 5 years | February 1, 2023 - January 31, 2028

The current term for SV|AM MMTD will be modified to end early on January 31, 2023 to allow the renewed OVAMMD to start February 1, 2023.

Assessments | One-half Percent Increase to 1.5% on:

Olympic Valley Alpine Meadows lodging including short-term rentals

Palisades Tahoe daily lift tickets

Palisades Tahoe pack products

Timeline* Overview:

Project Start Date | June 13, 2022

Develop Management District Plan (MDP) and Petition | by July 30, 2022

New MDP approved by Placer County Staff | by August 30, 2022

Petition Drive | beginning by early September 2022

Submit Petitions representing 50%+ assessments to Placer County | by Sept. 12, 2022

Placer County Board of Supervisors Initial Hearing | by October 11, 2022

Placer County Board of Supervisors Public Meeting | by November 8, 2022

Placer County Board of Supervisors Public Hearing | by December 6, 2022

District is renewed and 1.5% Assessment Collections Begin | by February 1, 2023

*Timeline is subject to change based on the progression of the renewal process. Should any dates in the process be pushed back, later timeline items may subsequently be pushed back as well.

Supporters to Date

Assessed Business Supporters:

Palisades Tahoe

Resort at Squaw Creek

Granite Peak Management

Palisades Tahoe Lodge (formerly Squaw Valley Lodge)

PlumpJack Inn

Red Wolf Lodge at Olympic Valley

Non-Assessed Business Supporters:

Placer County District Supervisor Cindy Gustafson

Placer County Tahoe Executive Staff

Truckee / North Tahoe Transportation Management Association Board of Directors

For More Information Contact:

Joy M. Doyle

Executive Director, Mountaineer Transit Company

Phone: 530-581-1245


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