COUNCIL MEETING ON SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL TOMORROW JUNE 12TH

June 11, 2018

We have written several stories regarding safety issues with our kids getting to school. It’s critical the town do all it can to protect its citizen pedestrians as well as its equestrians. At the May 8, 2018 Town Council meeting the Town was notified that a petition was being circulated in support of reviewing Safe Routes to School and a request was made that the Council once again discuss this important topic. Council will discuss this Tuesday June 12th.

Woodside Elementary school did a Walking and Biking Audit which was completed in September 2013 which identified several of the potential …

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How to Ride a Horse

June 4, 2018

We always love to hear about horses and the people that love them. A reader shared this fun article from Jen Reviews with us.

The article covers
• Horse Sense
• Body Language
• Novice Tack
• Advanced Tack
• Let’s Ride which includes: English vs. Western; Cues; Walk; Trot; and Canter.

It also points out the health benefits of horseback riding. We welcome articles or information of particular interest to COWs that we can post. Ride on!…

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ROAD IMPACT FEES

May 29, 2018

There were many comments in the Citizen Survey which should give the COWncil food for thought. We found the following comment with regard to Road Impact Fees especially interesting. “Given the outrageous amount of money extracted from only those people building or remodeling for “road impact”, it appears to me that money is used to run the town with almost zero visible spending on roads. This is basically a tax masquerading as a fee, and it’s levied against a small minority of citizens. There is simply no way that a typical project does the amount of damage corresponding to …

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