The Sierra Sun reports taxes levied on visitors have been determined to be the only viable form of income, which would become strained should small changes to the climate and area take place. Squaw Valley CEO Andy Wirth has been amongst those opposing the incorporation and has called upon his 25 years of resort and hotel experience to explain his opposition. Andy Wirth oversaw the regeneration of the Squaw Valley Ski Resort, which saw the resort enter the top 20 percent of US ski resorts following changes made to the design of the mountain and resort itself.
Further revision of the study has been called for after supporters of incorporation stated adjustments had not been included for the projected revenue and spending of the incorporated region. Olympic Valley currently relies on Placer County for many of the services offered to its residents, which would have to be paid for from taxes charged to visitors to its various resorts and hotels.