“. . . Cindy Ward was one who spoke out during public comment, saying she and others don’t want the project to move forward as it is. She cited impacts to more than 200 homes and at least 12 businesses.
She also spoke of the more than 500 trees, including seven already designated as Heritage Trees, that would need to be removed. She said damage to air quality, the environment and local canopy would be devastating. Historic walls, pillars, steps and driveways of the oldest houses on the road would also be damaged or removed, she said.”