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Re: “Reader: Concrete Couch took on a project it can't handle

I work for Concrete Couch. What should I do?

Posted by Abraham Eliezer Schubarth on 11/14/2018 at 3:55 AM

Re: “Reader: Concrete Couch took on a project it can't handle

I work for concrete couch. What should I do?

Posted by Abraham Eliezer Schubarth on 11/14/2018 at 3:49 AM

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Posted by Deep K on 11/13/2018 at 10:57 PM

Re: “Reader: Concrete Couch took on a project it can't handle

Don't just read about it; take a trip and walk through it. N of Las Vegas; W of Royer. An environmental disaster in presence. Careful - five gallon buckets for toilets, needles, and altered states of rage may be present.
This is not an Utopia. This is a horrific gathering of bodily waste and trash. Never mind the 10 cubic yard dumpster; the ground is right there. No effort required.

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Posted by NIMBY McSuede on 11/13/2018 at 9:44 PM

Re: “County hires defense attorneys for malicious prosecution case

Get after it son..... those folks get appointed and anointed mixed up.

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Posted by milliron on 11/13/2018 at 6:03 PM

Re: “County hires defense attorneys for malicious prosecution case

Normally one attorney could represent all of the defendants, given that they were all county employees at the time. Now, different attorneys for all of them. That's usually an indication one or more of them plan to point the finger at the other defendants, triggering separate representation. Ought to be fun!

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Posted by Katy Lynn Davis on 11/13/2018 at 4:43 PM

Re: “Reader: Concrete Couch took on a project it can't handle

Wait, the homeless is so much here that a local art group had to set up a camp lol this city is going to shit soooooo fast

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Posted by Paes164 on 11/13/2018 at 2:51 PM

Re: “County hires defense attorneys for malicious prosecution case

Good Lord! Lawsuits, payouts, legal fees this could very well be one of the underlying reasons the County asked the voters to extend 1A two years PRIOR to its original sunset date. All that money to cover their own corruption. Sad and pathetic! But, they won't ever be held accountable!

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Posted by Asher777 on 11/13/2018 at 1:38 PM

Re: “Iconic sites are closing due to irresponsible social media users, and Veterans Day free park access

I almost exclusively shoot film for this reason when hiking or looking for new places and I don't use a cell phone for pictures on my trips. Great article.

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Posted by Sean Reese on 11/13/2018 at 12:03 PM

Re: “City slammed in EPA lawsuit ruling; could stormwater fees be increased?

@happyfew At some point, you have to place blame on the city taxpayers who keep electing these same buffoons into office, expecting better results. The city even acknowledged they were going to "bait and switch" on the stormwater tax money, but approved it anyhow. Oh well...

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Posted by Katy Lynn Davis on 11/13/2018 at 11:59 AM

Re: “Lawsuit filed in Royal Gorge railway death

"On the day of her death, Leslie Cacy served as the conductor..."

The conductor on a train is the one person solely responsible for the operation of the train (not the engineer). As the conductor, she was responsible for not allowing the train to proceed if she knew there were safety violations. She obviously allowed it to proceed and that safety violation resulted in her death. Unfortunate, but I would place responsibility on her.

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Posted by Katy Lynn Davis on 11/13/2018 at 11:57 AM

Re: “Reader: We need safer streets

The Prophet Margin ,
A vehicle gets a green light in the same direction as a pedestrian's light, not across the ped's path. Peds get a green light only after the protected left turn phase has finished. If a ped is going across the oncoming vehicle traffic, then the ped is demonstrating example #2. So the only vehicles that should have a conflict with peds in designated crossing areas are drivers making unprotected lefts or drivers making rights. Also, the items I listed as #B and #C address your concerns. The cameras that you see at most intersections are basically just sensors and they do not normally record anything and are not normally monitored or even able to be monitored.

Posted by Odin on 11/13/2018 at 10:29 AM

Re: “City slammed in EPA lawsuit ruling; could stormwater fees be increased?

good old teabagger mentality comes back to bite us in the keister. save a few bucks today but end up spending millions later... well the later has come and we can only thank our clueless moron teabagger leadership

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Posted by happyfew on 11/13/2018 at 9:35 AM

Re: “City slammed in EPA lawsuit ruling; could stormwater fees be increased?

When the costs of stromwater projects exceeding $2200 a FOOT like it did with the
Platte Ave project City Council will have to hit the taxpayers wallet like an ATM.

Posted by Ganzo Bonzo on 11/13/2018 at 9:29 AM

Re: “City slammed in EPA lawsuit ruling; could stormwater fees be increased?

The stormwater fee should not be used to pay for penalties assessed for bad development decisions approved by the Planning Commission and City Council - the fee was passed by voters to pay for actual stormwater projects, meet compliance standards and maintenance on the system. They had best find a more equitable way to pay fines caused by poor planning decisions and start charging developers compliance fees instead of pitting one municipal service against another all at the ratepayers expense when they are in campaign mode for their own re-election.

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Posted by rms on 11/13/2018 at 9:23 AM

Re: “Do no-bag policies keep you safer?

I have accidentally walked in with a knife at World Arena multiple times. The wand didnt catch it.
Women are most inconvenienced by this rule, and are almost never to blame for mass violence.

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Re: “Resources

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Posted by Deep K on 11/12/2018 at 10:38 PM

Re: “El Paso County sheriff faces new lawsuit

Good luck to you Keith, hope you win.

Elder just keeps setting records...

Most sued El Paso County Sheriff.
Most hated El Paso County Sheriff.
Most corrupt El Paso County Sheriff.

Quite a legacy you are building there Bill. Getting hot on the 5th floor? It would seem that way after the comments you made in Command Staff last week.

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Posted by Katy Lynn Davis on 11/12/2018 at 9:24 PM

Re: “City slammed in EPA lawsuit ruling; could stormwater fees be increased?

"In this case the public will be the loser but this lawsuit was about the development winners," he adds in an email.

The public is always the loser. When the City suckered the taxpayers into approving a new stormwater tax, the City then looked at how much the new tax would bring in, and reduced the existing stormwater budget by the same amount, diverting that to public safety. The old 'bait and switch.'

Now the City is realizing they are going to need some of that money they diverted. But instaead of diverting it back where it belongs, you City taxpayers are going to have to bend over and take it again. LOL.... nice job.

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Posted by Katy Lynn Davis on 11/12/2018 at 9:17 PM

Re: “Reader: We need safer streets

Thank you for publishing, Mr. Schniper. To clarify my position and reason for writing, my concern is specifically with the intersections and the conflicting green and white signals, not just the streets in general.

Drivers get a green signal at the location they are expecting it, the one they are mentally entrained to focus on. They are not usually paying attention to the walk signals 30 feet away, which are being given to pedestrians at the very same time, carving the path of the driver through a left turn which crosses perpendicular to the walking path.

No matter how safe a pedestrian is, he is in the path of traffic while following his legally mandated timing and trajectory. Both are following the law but one is at multiple disadvantages and much more at risk for injury.

Putting two objects in the same space doesn't pan out well, this is a simple problem with a simple solution: Stop sending pedestrians into oncoming traffic, or stop sending oncoming traffic into pedestrians!!

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Posted by The Prophet Margin on 11/12/2018 at 5:31 PM

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