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Old 02-18-2018, 07:41 AM   #1
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Drag boat races are over ? how can this be ???

How on earth does this happen? Do we have THAT many people moving into our area from Austin and California?

We need a few more details on just what went on, it would be a shame to let this event die off.

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Old 02-18-2018, 09:52 AM   #2
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How on earth does this happen? Do we have THAT many people moving into our area from Austin and California?

We need a few more details on just what went on, it would be a shame to let this event die off.

Hmm. How is a good question. The answer clearly lies in the hands of the ptb. The deal makers. The progressives. The movers and shakers. The board members, the advisory board, and even lucas oil promoters. Next thing to go will be the xmas lights, triathlon, and even howdy roo.
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Old 02-18-2018, 08:35 PM   #3
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"Marble Falls/Lake LBJ Chamber of Commerce officials stated that they received a notice from the Lucas Oil Drag Boat Racing Series that it would be proposing some significant changes for the 2018 event. The chamber, which sponsors LakeFest, and Lucas Oil were unable to reach an agreement during negotiations regarding the proposed changes."

We have lived along Lakeshore Drive (the area of the city most affected by the boat races) for almost 20 years now. Yes, it was a slight irritant to have to drown out the sounds of the boats and find another route to go to and from our home one weekend each year. I never minded, because I knew that the 15,000 or so visitors had a positive effect on Marble Falls’ economy that extended well beyond the one week they were here.

I would like to know exactly what “significant changes” Lucas Oil proposed that made it a deal killer for the Chamber of Commerce. It is being treated like a state secret.

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Old 02-22-2018, 05:28 AM   #4
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I'm also interested in hearing what "significant changes" they were not able to agree upon.
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Old 02-22-2018, 09:49 AM   #5
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I'm would bet GREED is the root cause from Marble Falls Chamber had something to do with it.
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Old 02-22-2018, 06:45 PM   #6
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I'm not unhappy. The boat races held no interest for me. I didn't like the noise or the traffic.
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Old 02-23-2018, 04:35 AM   #7
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