Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Another Victory for Activism in San Marcos - Springtown Boondoggle Goes Down!

Newstreamz Video Extra - Springtown Mall Citizen Comments

"In this Newstreamz City Beat, we’ll bring you the citizen comment on the subject of the Springtown Mall redevelopment. Citizens and business owners spoke at Tuesday’s city council meeting."

Council denies incentive plan for center, By Anita Miller

“We need to focus on retaining businesses,” said Lisa Marie Coppeletta, a former council candidate. She noted that residential areas including those for senior citizens are in close proximity to Springtown and would be impacted by the redevelopment as planned.

“Your focus should be not to compete but rather complement pre-existing businesses,” she continued. “I stand firm against the item.”