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With the best current vision, as mentioned in the above mentioned podcast, of adding more free parking I would hold off on this project. Perhaps the owners should offer the property at the lower price to the private sector before public dollars are committed.
Sounds like it will be worth the wait to do it right. Thanks to the Rotary for their efforts and to Parks and Rec for the improvements. The work I saw today on the Mill Creek Rec trail is appreciated. Good things do happen in Walla Walla. Slowly.
Acceptable spending of Hotel-Motel tax funds can be used for operations and capital expenditures of tourism-related facilities owned or operated by a municipality, such as the aviary.
Both the left and right have harmful opinions. The UB's opinions sometimes are self serving and a detriment to public safety.
It has to be about money and control. If it was about good planning Rose St. would have bike lanes.
Bicycle lanes on road projects such as Rose St. are also missing thanks to city councils misguided direction. Proper lane markings provide a safety element to our roadways that the city has chosen to ignore.
Mark Twain — 'History doesn't repeat itself, but it does rhyme.'
The leakage also does a very good job of watering our urban trees while at the same time providing a robust root structure that has wreaked havoc on the sidewalks. Some cities have a sidewalk program that helps provide maintenence funds for sidewalk repair.
Making positive changes in public safety hasn't been a priority for Councilmember Jenkins as evidenced by her vote on the removal of bike lanes from Rose Street corridor development. I am still undecided as far as sheriff.
Putting the bike lanes back on Rose St. would make the road safer for everybody. Councils direction of engineering is ethically challenged and fiscally irresponsible.
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