Censure? Is that like, "Please don't do this again"? Pretty please?
Massey says it is "too darned expensive" to develop it. It will be just as expensive for the taxpayers to pick up the tab for "various infrastructure, including police and fire stations, parks, streets, overpasses and the like." That is why the developers were required to pay for all that in the first place in return for the city annexation, and we the taxpayers picked up the tab for the water through the SDS. This so-called re-negotiation will simply transfer the costs for infrastructure (millions of dollars worth) to the citizens of Colorado Springs so that the developers can make an immense profit at our expense. The Mayor should not be allowed to do any re-negotiation on this agreement.
It would appear that the developers are once again attempting to reduce their costs, and increase their profits, at the expense of Colorado Springs citizens. I would vote to de-annex Banning Lewis and let them pay their own costs, including the cost of the Southern Delivery System.
So, Merv Bennett is now a climate scientist with his own peer reviewed research? His opinion as a city councilman/utilities board member carries no weight regarding the climate change issue.
Maybe the Mayor needed to write his book at his own expense on his own time. Writing a book that pats himself on the back, at taxpayer expense, is certainly not what he was hired/elected for.
Well, yes. Of course it's important. The consultant is getting paid for it. In reality C4C is another opportunity for developers to fleece taxpayers. Publish the report and let the taxpayers judge for themselves.
The odds are against Ms. Lathen winning anyway.
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