"Whilst in-person meetings are seemingly much easier to manage from a protocol standpoint, these Zoom calls do seem quite easy. You ask folks whether they wish to speak, unmute them (or ask them to unmute), allow them to speak, and then mute again. I…"
"Apologies. Muskegon Heights is an Entitlement Community as well.I would agree that at first review in this "stimulus" it seems as though the allocations for the City/State payments are swerved in certain directions versus being a more…"
"After travelling quite a bit during my life (prior to COVID), I have witnessed true outdoor dining and drinking in many places outside of the United States. Particularly interesting were the places in Scandanavia that would provide heaters and…"
"If the United States were run as a dictatorship or some sort of "strongman" government, your recommended changes would be well within the bounds off possible. However, we live in a democratic republic where individual liberty is one of our…"
"FS - I can provide some isnight on LIAA jumping in on the planning process. They are a consultant out of TC that does a lot of community planning with an environmental tinge. Towards the end of Snyders term he created grants for communities to go…"
"Again you don't seem to understand the process, which is fine, but then leads to a lot of assumptions on your part. If this change goes through, a person who decides they would like to add another unit onto their home or convert their house to…"
"The same Ben Carson stated less than a year ago that requiring single-family ONLY zoning created too much red tape and led to NIMBY like responses from neighborhoods. How about instead of more restrictions on what I can do with my property, we have…"
"What is this about RV pads being rented out? Where on the outskirts is this happening? I can't imagine that is a legal activity.As for the changes the Council is considering; those items were considered by a fairly Republican heavy Planning…"
"Willy are you a staff member at the City? You were a part of those discussions as to the reason behind the closure? If that is the case, you must be aware now that the Governor's office and local health department did not intend to close the…"
"While I would agree with the concern about the ganging up on X in the Facebook realm is way over the top, what should the City, City Manager, or other staff do in that situation?A) Not discuss the closure/reopening and reasons behind those actions…"
"The statement of sustainability can be productive, but must revolve around both financial and environmental. If you build out infrastructure (whether "green" or traditional), it can play the role of environmentally focused, but if it does…"