City response to Beacon letter to editor
Last updated 11/15/2012 at Noon
I wanted to respond to Mr. Raptis’ letter concerning the Main Street project that is nearing completion between 5th and 6th streets downtown.
Mr. Raptis expresses concern that the City did not do sufficient planning in advance of the project and has not done enough during the project to help businesses along this block survive the construction-related business impacts.
He also questions the entire concept of the project and suggests a better approach would be to eliminate street parking on this block to make it more pedestrian friendly.
I appreciate the frustration that some adjacent b...