Track good for kids, Maltby economy

After reading the Tuesday letter regarding the idea of a race track in Maltby, I felt I should write. My husband and I moved to the Maltby area three years ago after leaving the Mill Creek area due to population. We are the parents of three children, all of whom ride either motorcycles or quads. We were fortunate enough to find a wonderful home on nearly four acres with incredible neighbors around us. We don’t use our acreage for animals … we have motorcycles.

Last weekend we had eight youths in our pasture riding motorcycles and quads. We knew where our children were, they were supervised by us, and they were having fun with their friends. Our neighbors have never once complained about the noise. In fact, some of our neighbors have brought their motorcycles over to ride in our pasture with us. We also have a young friend who used to work for a race track and is hoping to get a job in the Maltby area when the new track opens up. So, the new track would be creating jobs as well. I believe that means the track would be helping the local economy.

I say build the track and let our youth have some good, clean fun. As a Maltby/Clearview resident, I support the track. Do you want to put a sign in my yard?

Julie Tochterman


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