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Sunday, July 21, 2024


Sen. Donald "Ducks" Cole has put the commissioner of Public Works, Harold G. Thompson, on notice that guard rails need to be installed on the notoriously dangerous "Donkey Hill" by Bolongo Bay.
In a letter to Thompson sent Monday Cole said he was aware of unused guard rails "wasting at an abandoned Public Works warehouse Sub Base."
"In order to avoid continued exposure to needless injury and suffering, I am recommending the immediate installation of these guardrails as protective barriers at Donkey Hill," Cole said.
Cole also raised the issue of the William G. Lewis Drive expansion project, also known as Lover's Lane, that has been stalled "for so long that memory cannot recall how long ago work was stopped."
In fact the work was stopped last year after the League of Women Voters and EAST filed an appeal with the Board of Land Use Appeals to stop work.
Land Use Appeals did not have quorum at the time and the matter is in limbo until Charles W. Turnbull sends his nominations for the board to the legislature and the nominees are confirmed.

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