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Silence Dogood commented on City makes strides in North Campus Project

This whole process seems unusually complicated and populated by "middlemen" whose function seems to be to provide cover for city departments and employees in the event that problems arise.

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This has indeed been a long-term problem. It's also a problem that could be solved - if the city and the university were both committed to a solution. As others have mentioned, the city consistently cites lack of resources for its failure to enforce parking ordinances around town. Similar…

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Silence Dogood commented on UW approves designs for new energy plant

I have often wondered if locating the UW energy plant downwind from residential neighborhoods and essentially in the center of town produces health risks to local residents? If memory serves, the current plant uses coal to produce heat but even if it’s natural gas powered doesn’t burning an…

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Aside from TriHydro, what about CBM Associates - or whatever they're calling themselves. Didn't they receive some funding to build on the Turner Tract promising to create a number of jobs only to fail in that endeavor? Wasn't there some uproar about them asking to avoid paying an increased…

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Silence Dogood commented on Lodging tax to be decided by voters

The mayor's idea of revenue sharing seems fundamentally flawed in her use of the example of additional use of city streets and public restrooms by tourists. Perhaps she would also suggest that UW share revenue with the city? It is a tax exempt organization and it is reasonable to think tha…

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Public risk, private gain...isn't that the way of the world?