“I came today to speak about the hypocrisy I saw on Monday evening,” Berzins said. “Some of the same people who stood up and criticized the ballot issue of the racetrack just a few weeks ago about there being no process — and I was one of them — are now saying there doesn’t need to be a process on this.”
Instead of a vote taking place, the resolution, proposed by Councilman Charlie Richardson, was sent to the Management and Finance Committee for review, even though it is not binding and doesn’t require any action on behalf of the city
“Part of our plan is that in order to increase turnout, we’re going to have to go door to door to get them to vote,” Chicon said.
The measure would quarantine a potential entertainment hub to the tract of land north of Interstate 70 and east of Hudson Road, according to proposed language. A development would also be prohibited from breaking ground within a half mile of any property in a residential zone.