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Tug-of-water: Trinidad Rancheria says city not acting in good faith

Shomik Mukherjee May 18, 2020 With its latest design, the Trinidad Rancheria’s hotel project is intended to be more compatible with the surrounding bay

The controversial hotel project in Trinidad brinks on the city’s agreement to supply the five-story, 100-room development with 10,000 gallons a day of water, which the tribe says city officials are refusing to part with.

In a letter dated May 13, tribal Chairman Garth Sundberg accuses the city of not demonstrating good faith in discussions over its ability to provide water for the hotel. The city has considered supporting the development of a separate hotel to be built on Trinidad’s Main Street, which a tribal executive said would be a source of competition for the city’s water supply.

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