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.
So how would you feel if Wal-Mart contacts the
(How about for the new administration, we all start to call it the Meyer site)
To all the incoming alderpersons, how about getting a good gauge of what the people in your district want now? Send out a letter to the people or canvassing them in your area asking them how they feel about it. Just making a few phone calls or stopping by a few houses will not cut it.
I think many people who objected last time might now welcome Wal-Mart and the rest of the development that Wal-Mart will bring with it.
I think this could be a good chance to finally put this whole thing to bed including the last three years of wasted time and efforts on the Meyer site.
The Retail Marketing Survey supports the “Big Box” for the Meyer site. Remember that? And having a Supercenter would give Pick N’ Save some competition that it badly needs. The
Since Mayor McCue claimed it was because of the lawsuit we couldn’t do a referendum, why didn’t he ask to have it added to the ballot for the election we just had and put that issue to bed once and for all since the city owns the land now?
He couldn’t take the chance that it would say YES to Wal-Mart. That would be another indicator like the Retail Marketing Survey pointing in the direction he didn’t want or cared to see.
There is room on the Meyer site for a hotel and other things. Maybe Country Springs will want to build a water park hotel once Wal-Mart commits to building in
Anyways, it all starts with a strong anchor and that is Wal-Mart. So to all the city people, we might not know who would be interested in coming to
Anyways, Wal-Mart is a piece of the puzzle to
Was this last election a referendum on Wal-Mart?
Maybe. Yes is my guess and that of my friend Jay Weber.
If you listen to Mayor McCue talk about the 2007 election that election in his mind was a referendum on Wal-Mart and in his eyes the people said “NO” to Wal-Mart. Remember Wal-Mart was looking at building on the
(Odd don’t you think that the Meyer site is cheaper to cleanup and build than that site)
(Weird that the McCue of 2007 was worried about taxpayer and TIF money but Mayor McCue wasn’t)
Now ShopKo with TIF money (remember we are transferring it from TID 1) is looking at building there, but I was told it is contingent on a “NO” Wal-Mart clause. Wal-Mart said they would love it if ShopKo were in