After the GUARDIAN contacted the Ada County Highway District in an attempt to secure “equal time” for the public at a Thursday 11:30 a.m. meeting, ACHD Commish Carol McKee said she would allow citizens to speak, even though the joint meeting with the Boise City Council is not an official public hearing.
There are actually two related issues: #1 The trolley and planting steel rails in the streets and #2 closing 10th street for a transit station.
Since the joint meeting is an advisory “planning session,” (no decisions will be made) there is no official mandate that members of the public be heard. However, if anyone wishes to weigh in on the issue of the “Trolley Folly” being put forth by Team Dave, they are welcome to speak.
The GUARDIAN figured it would only be fair to have all voices heard instead of just the proponents.
Too bad citizens can’t pay for their own pitchman instead of just funding the one for Team Dave and CCDC.
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