|[Actual scorched earth.]|
Today, this just crossed my desk, a letter from the Marcy-Holmes neighborhood to the City Council supporting the development.
Dear City Council members:
As president and vice-president of the Marcy-Holmes Neighborhood Association, Doug Carlson and I would like to share our perspective on three points:
MHNA support for the OPUS development
MHNA master planning and the potential of a moratorium
MHNA policies welcoming renter members and leadership by renters and students
As you review a development proposal in our neighborhood tomorrow, we wanted to clarify today how we are advancing our mission to "improve and enhance the quality of residential life" in our Mississippi river - U of MN - downtown neighborhood.
Thank you for your consideration.
Meanwhile, Phyllis Kahn's ridiculous slippery slope argument in Minnpost is worth reading, pretty much an extreme example of NIMBY nonsense.
Pretty much the only thing to say is this: