I am an Ultra-Conservative, Alpha-Male, True Authentic Leader, Type "C" Personality, who is very active in my community; whether it is donating time, clothes or money for Project Concern or going to Common Council meetings and voicing my opinions. As a blogger, I intend to provide a different viewpoint "The way I see it!" on various world, national and local issues with a few helpful tips & tidbits sprinkled in.
To go along with yesterday’s post, I have some news on “
You may recall I did posts on this, if not you might want a fresher.
As you remember we had flowers down
Why you ask we will not.
Streetscape refers to urban roadway design and conditions as they impact street users and nearby residents. Streetscaping recognizes that streets are places where people engage in various activities, including but not limited to motor vehicle travel. Streetscapes are an important component of the public realm (public spaces where people interact), which help defines a community’s aesthetic quality, identity, economic activity, health, social cohesion and opportunity, not just its mobility.
So with all of the streetscaping construction the flower baskets will not be utilized and flowers will not be purchased.
One of my friends said to me, “Why not put the flowers on
Well, that is not downtown I said! But wait, wasn’t Layton to Pennsylvania Ave in Mayor McCue’s eyes downtown and that was one of the reasons Wal-Mart could not come to the IcePort? Yeah, but that is a different subject.
I am glad to hear we will not be spending taxpayer money on the flowers in 2010. Too bad the council was too weak not to get them out of the budget for 2010, since the economy is still bad!
But then who cares about $1500 or even $5000, that is chump change. No biggie!
When you pull money out of your own pocket, then you are highly motivated to find inexpensive ways of doing successful things
“A liberal is a man who will give away everything he doesn’t own.” —Frank Dane