Around 40 people gathered at Holy Name Parish in Sheridan last night for a public “workshop.” The goal was to get more “hands-on” input from residents about the potential reconstruction of several streets in Sheridan, including Wyoming Avenue, Sheridan Avenue and Burkitt Street, as well as auxiliary roads. Small groups of neighborhood residents reviewed various reconstruction options. PB Communications Managing Partner, Melissa Butcher, explains:
Although these projects are not currently funded, she says they are among the “top priority” to-do reconstruction for the city because of the relative condition of these streets and their infrastructure.
And when asked if these projects are contingent on the 1-cent optional sales tax being renewed this November, Melissa says:
Ward 3 Sheridan Councilman Robert Webster also attended the meeting. He was pleased so many people were actively participating and says this approach to project design, which allows for more direct involvement of residents, should become a model:
Melissa says they will take the feedback from the meeting and work on a preliminary construction design.