|Is John St. Situation Finally Resolved?|
|Written by Darin Brown, General Manager|
|Wednesday, December 05, 2012 6:33 PM|
The debate on John St. goes clear back to 2003 when Paul and Deborah Howell (who live in one of the homes bordering the street) contacted council about establishing the street which was on the books but had never been maintained. At the time, the situation was never resolved. Flash forward to 2011/12 and the Howells once again broached the topic with a new council.
The issue seemed resolved initially on January 3, 2012 when the third reading of Ordinance 1137-2011 passed to reduce the street’s official width from 40 ft. to 16 ft., giving neighboring property owners an additional 12 ft. each on their property. However, the Howells were back to council on March 19 and again on April 16 because the street had not been installed and the neighboring property owner still had lawn ornaments blocking its entrance.
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