Alley runoff stirs political debate at Council meeting
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City Council members heard from a resident concerned about alley maintenance during their meeting Monday night.
"It's a small matter for them; it's a huge matter for me," Vineé Thompson said about what it would take for Public Works Department workers to prevent gravel and debris runoff from an alley near two of her rental properties.
The gravel washes down from the alley to the sidewalks and yards of 123 and 135 9th Street, she told council members.
Since 2002 the previous mayor took care of the issue, she said, but the current administration has not.
Mayor Bob Rice may have chosen to...