You must read this article if you live in Fort Wayne:
Basically the City was going to spend 2.4 million dollars to make two blocks of Calhoun 2-way rather then 1-way.
The lowest bid came in 3% over budget.
The stated reason per the article was that The City did not have "the extra money."
The City does not have an extra $72,000 to convert two blocks of a street into a 2-way street.
So let me get this straight, we do not have an extra $72,000 to spend on a street project however we do have money for:
1. Harrison Square and numerous subsidies to a hotel.
2. $3700 solar trash cans.
3. $25,000 as an option to purchase the Omni Source property for 4.3 million dollars in
I remember going to a recent City Council meeting where City Controller Pat Roller gave a financial presentation. The point of the presentation seemed to be to convince members of City Council that the City had plenty of money for future projects...