Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Main Street Observation To Paul

At the NREC meeting today, I learned that at the last meeting of the Niagara River Greenway the Commission asked if you wanted to make a motion to rescind their consistency decision regarding The Lewiston Scenic Trail.

I understand you declined. No explanation was given for your inaction on Lewiston's incomplete proposal.


Should the MSBPA request a reimbursement for the mowed flowers at the Main Street Sign, please see my note below declines, though I appreciated their offer. M

"In land use decisions and actions, it is unethical to evaluate an area in isolation from its surroundings or from its development over time. Ethics impel us to consider an area in its broadest spatial and temporal perspectives." Richard T.T. Forman, Landscape Architect

-----Original Message-----
From: mv
To: Leslie T
Cc: van400
Sent: Wed, Aug 5, 2009 9:02 pm
Subject: Re: flowers

I don't want, need, or expect reimbursement or replacement from the city or anyone else. I just think it's sad.

Not because I purchased and planted them, but because some bright spot, flowers or hope, bloomed in this city despite all the crummy odds.

They didn't have to be destroyed. Call it metaphoric, or not, they left a dead tree standing.


A thing is right when it tends to preserve the integrity, stability, and beauty of the biotic community. It is wrong when it tends otherwise. Aldo Leopold

-----Original Message-----
From: Leslie T
Sent: Wednesday, August 5, 2009 01:52 PM
To: mv
Subject: flowers

M - let me know what you had in the flower bed ( type and cost) and I will call the city for reimbursement- replacement - whatever they can do.. thanks

Leslie J. T
Main Street Business and Professional Association

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