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PUYALLUP: City Council needs change

Letter by Russell and Diana Martin, Puyallup on Oct. 11, 2011 at 3:22 pm | 5 Comments »
October 11, 2011 5:32 pm

Puyallup does not need high-rise parking garages or high-rise condos with room in the bottom floors for more businesses in our downtown core. We are against the transfer of development rights.

The cottage housing ordinance was just passed even though citizens voiced opinions against it at City Council meetings recently. We are hopeful that any newly elected council members will remain civil to one another, use common sense and independent thinking and not just go along because they want to be in the majority.

Don’t let the developers build any more structures in downtown until all of the empty, newly built homes and all the foreclosed homes are occupied. Does it make any sense to keep building when there are so many empty structures?

There needs to be a change in our City Council, and all the contacts we have made while helping Steve Vermillion with his campaign have said so. Vermillion will be able to get along with any of the newly elected council members and has the experience, education, credentials and common sense that we need in a new council member.

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