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Council puts LID on hold after protests

 

March 3, 2021



Local citizens expressed resistance to a proposal that would include street, sidewalk, curb, gutter and storm drain improvements in the Willow Street neighborhood during a City Council meeting Tuesday, Feb. 23.

The Local Improvement District proposal would also improve the neighborhood’s water system and includes placing fire hydrants in the area, because firefighters currently have to lay long hoses to reach certain house fires in the neighborhood, delaying efforts to put out fires.

The LID would allow residents to access the city’s credit and share the financial burden of the improve...



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