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Glad to see energetic debate about spending tax dollars

But he asks, why is nothing being done beyond promises to make our streets safe to cross, and our sidewalks secure? At relatively no costs? Before tragedy visits again, as it has so many times before?
Comments re photo 48149 Can we afford that Robert

By Billy Joe Fudge

I am thankful to see energetic debate about how our hard earned tax dollars are being spent.

I know few who are against "legitimate" investments in our community which make all our lives safer, more comfortable and prosperous. However, I know no one who is for wasting money on frivolous, feel good projects that don't address either safety, comfort or prosperity.

Speaking of safety, why doesn't our City actually do something, as they have promised in the past, about the multiple speed limits onto and around the Square, the posting of stop signs at the cross walks at the four entry points to the Square, and the dual lanes entering the Square from Burkesville Street?

God forbid that either or all of these three areas of neglect would once again generate a tragedy of injury or even death as it has already numerous times in the past.

These three areas of concern have been presented to our Council, they have concurred that the problems are public safety hazards and have agreed to endeavor to correct them. It is time. These three areas of concern will cost the city very little to partner with the Kentucky Department of Transportation to correct. It is time. Before it is too late, again. It is time. - Billy Joe Fudge

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