Too many close calls. Too much speeding. Too many accidents. Too many deaths. The time has come for major changes along North Main Street. As a main corridor for hundreds of homes and a thoroughfare for those living outside of the City, residents have had enough of speeding cars flying unabatedly through pedestrian crossings and intersections, and endangering others. And, I’ve had enough, too.
It is for those reasons that I have been working with the City since early Summer to bring about changes that will protect our children and walkers, slow cars down and save lives.
With City Engineering’s help, I hope to lead the charge to finally provide our children a safe crossing route across Main Street at Gallivan, as they travel to and from North Main Rotary Park and Stone Academy. This is vital.
We also recognize the danger that lurks as vehicles come over the hill at Hillcrest, particularly those that are speeding. So, we are looking at recalibrating the traffic light to slow cars down. Also, I will look to provide many speed radar signs along the 1.25 mile route, which data proves will slow cars down
District 1 Poll: Tree Ordinance
If you are in District 1, please take a moment to answer the three following questions by either responding to this email or by emailing me directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Greenville City is working to amend its tree ordinance. Many new tree ordinance provisions are under consideration, including in relation to the trees at our homes. Please let me know your thoughts:
Do you think the City should impose a fine or penalty on single-family home owners for removing a tree from his or her property?
If you think the City should impose a fine or penalty on single-family home owners for removing a tree from his or her property, do you think the fine or fee should only be assessed for removing larger trees?
Do you think the City should, instead of a fine or penalty, implement a grant or incentive program that is designed to help single-family home owners replace removed trees?
Respond by replying to this email or emailing me at email@example.com.
To read more about the proposed tree ordinance at the City, CLICK HERE. And, remember to take the City’s Tree Ordinance Survey HERE.
Chick Springs Brightens Up
When Stone Lake Neighborhood President Cathy Dodson and others came to City Council Member Dorothy Dowe and me about the need for more lighting on Chick Springs Road, we all got to work. We understand that better lighting provides for safer roads for cars, walkers, children and neighbors.
So, Council Member Dowe and I brought this need to City staff, who worked with Duke Energy to implement more and better lighting throughout the 1.25 mile stretch.
Zoo Heading in Right Direction