I-26 Connector Alternatives Reviewed

 New Buncombe Commissioners Meet Dec. 16, Controversial I-26 Connector Alternatives on Agenda
*FRESHMAN COUNTY COMMISSIONERS HOLLY JONES AND RAY BAILEY along with new chairman David Gannt get down to work with old-timers Bill Stanley and Carol Peterson | David Gantt was installed on Dec. 1, 2008, as the new Buncombe County chairman. Joining him are newly elected commissioners Holly Jones and K. Ray Bailey, along with re-elected commisioners Bill Stanley and Carol Peterson. For background and contact info, Click Here> | Although they've already officially had their their first meeting, it was a short one. This Dec. 16, 2008, meeting is their first FULL-SIZED, regularly scheduled commission meeting. The major agenda item deals with the controversial I-26 Asheville Connector options. The meeting is open to the public and will begin at 4:30 p.m. in Room 204 of the Courthouse in Downtown Asheville. For details, Click Here> | For background and citizen's input that questions the size and scope, visit i26group.org or Click Here> | The Asheville Design Center's Griffin award-winning modification to the I-26 corridor continues to be a favorite of many. The center believes "the I-26 Connector (and related construction) is the most important public investment decision facing WNC in our lifetime." To understand why, Click Here> | The Chamber wants the I-26 connector construction to be expedited: Click Here>

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