City Council Votes To Defer Action On Complete Streets Ordinance

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

The City Council on Tuesday night voted to defer action on the Complete Streets ordinance to get additional questions answered.

The matter will come up in committee next Tuesday.

Councilman Larry Grohn, "When we use Complete Streets to build bicycle lanes that no one in their right mind would ride on, I have a problem with the policy. I'm having a difficult time wanting to vote for this as an ordinance when I'm not seeing some logic applied to this."

He said he thought protected bike lanes were more logical.

Councilman Ken Smith said he had an issue with the fact that the council would be approving an ordinance that would later have specific guidelines add.

He said he would rather consider an ordinance with the guidelines in place.


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