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Tuesday's Silver City Town Council meeting was pretty much dominated by public input concerning trails and open spaces with a room full of supporters. Each lauded the creation of the Greenways Plan that outlined a trail system spanning the Town but each pointed out shortcomings and various failures in follow through. From trash, incomplete trails, lack of restoration under the Highway 90 Bridge and Boston Hill trail issues that different speakers addressed; the common theme was that the town lacked a "Trails and Open Spaces" coordinator. Each of the speakers recommended a part time coordinator be hired for the "Office of Sustainability" which is within the "Community Development Department".

While a "Trails and Open Spaces Coordinator" is an excellent idea the Town is so strapped for cash that current services and staff can barily be maintained and also according to CFO Alex Brown if the legislature completely cancels the "hold harmless" payments we're in big trouble.

The issue of removing the traffic light at Bullard and Broadway and replacing with stop signs was also brought up and according to TM Alex Brown the study and engineering plan still languishes in the office of Engineers Inc.

The other significant presentation was fromToSC PD Chief Reynolds with the yearly 2016 crime stats which will be covered in a later more in-depth analysis.


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Arte Chicano de San Vicente @ SC Museum
Hapkido Class
Insight Buddhist Meditation
Tai Chi Chuan
Gin Rummy
Wednesday Evening Al-Anon Family Group Meeting
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Arte Chicano de San Vicente @ SC Museum
Our Paws' Cause Thrift Store
Volunteer at The Bike Works 3-7pm
Tai Chi at Lotus Center
Blooming Lotus Meditation
Pet Central Thrift Store
Our Paws' Cause Thrift Store
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Arte Chicano de San Vicente @ SC Museum
Qi Gung for Health at the Lotus Center
Fiber Arts Collective's Holiday Fiber Art Sale
Holiday Fiber Art Sale
Women's Al-Anon Meeting: Women Embracing Recovery
Pet Central Thrift Store
Hapkido Class
Community Bike Ride @ The Bike Works
Our PAws' Cause Thrift Store
25
Arte Chicano de San Vicente @ SC Museum
Tai Chi Chuan
Fiber Arts Collective's Holiday Fiber Art Sale
Shop Small Saturday
Lighted Christmas Parade
Ecstatic Dance
26
Arte Chicano de San Vicente @ SC Museum
New Hope Al-Anon Family Group
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Hapkido Class
Tai Chi Chuan
Laughter Yoga at 1 p.m. at the Lotus Center
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Arte Chicano de San Vicente @ SC Museum
Silver City Rotary Club Meeting
International Folk Dancing
Hapkido Class
Compassionate Friends Gathering
Tai Chi at Lotus Center
Wine & The Word @The Toad Brewery
Creative Writing for Beginners-free workshop
ToSC Council Meeting- Agenda
Our Paws' Cause Thrift Store










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