People are calling for speed bumps or increased traffic lights.
“We’re dealing with speeding cars, with traffic concerns, on almost every single road in every single ward,” Coun. Chris Holt said.
“How best do we tame that automobile traffic while keeping the character of the neighbourhoods we love? That’s the delicate balancing act that we have to figure out,” he said.
Holt told the crowd if residents need traffic calming measures in their neighbourhood they must present a petition to the city with 60 per cent of the residents in favour.
The upcoming closure Windsor Regional Hospital’s Met Campus for the new megahospital project and the possible closure of Hugh Beaton public school were also brought up in the discussion.
“It makes me feel very frustrated,” said Brianna Earish, who is on a committee to save Hugh Beaton.
“As a community member and as a taxpayer supporting the public board we had hoped that they would follow through on the commitments that they had made to the community,” she said.
She’s concerned that the mayor told her the public school board has not approached the city looking to partner to find ways to save the school.Residents also got a look at the future plans for the new library branch at the Optimist Centre which will be home to the library’s automotive archives.
The school board’s superintendent in charge of accommodations was directed to seek out partnerships with entities such as the city as alternatives to closing schools.
A report outlining alternatives to closure is expected to go to the school board in November.
Residents also got a look at the future plans for the new library branch at the Optimist Centre which will be home to the library’s automotive archives.
Source: CBC News Windsor