Friends WE NEED YOU NOW!!!!!!!!!! CRITICAL REQUEST
City Council will vote Monday to hire engineers to study three plans to cut bike roads through our sacred forest We have offered a compromise but WE NEED YOU to make it happen. Our city council representative has agreed to add an OPTION 4 to the resolution. She will pull resolution R70-14 from the Consent Agenda and ask the other council members to agree to add OPTION 4 to the engineering study contract.
WE NEED YOU TO CONTACT THE CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS NOW BEFORE MONDAY AND TELL THEM YOU WANT OPTION 4 FOR R70-14!!!
Here is a link showing the 3 disastrous bike road plans that would dissect the property...http://www.gocolumbiamo.com/Council/Commissions/downloadfile.php?id=13339
We have suggested Option 4 which would improve the safety of the Pedway from OLD HWY 63 to ASHLAND RD along STADIUM BLVD. MODOT will be redoing the intersection soon so the 2 projects could easily be combined.
This would keep the construction destruction out of the 35 acre woods to give us more time to save it and offer bikers and pedestrians a safer and much easier way on more level terrain to get from the Shepard area to campus. And possibly save money to improve pedways in other parts of town!
Please email or leave messages to your Council person now and copy to the rest of the Council members AS SOON AS POSSIBLE BEFORE MONDAY!