[Bvc-chat] [BVC-info] Lick Creek Hike and Bike Trail

Brett texafornia at gmail.com
Thu Jan 26 12:32:49 CST 2012


I talked to a guy that went last night, too.  He said it was a good
meeting.  I hope that now that both the City and the citizens have
experience with this kind of stuff, this one will be better.  Thanks for
going, Jean Marie!

- Brett

On Thu, Jan 26, 2012 at 9:31 AM, Christopher Menzel <cmenzel at tamu.edu>wrote:

> Am Jan 26, 2012 um 2:17 PM schrieb Wolfgang Bangerth:
>
> ...
> What the neighborhood people here were opposed to are (i) flood plain
> adjustments, (ii) looks. Both is valid, I think: some of my neighbors have
> a slab whose upper edge is only 1-2 ft above the flood plain, so any
> modification to the creek might lead to higher floods. The city does not
> have a good record on this...
>
>
> You've got that right. When I lived in CS they redid the streets without
> rethinking drainage. As a result, runoff whose flow was hindered by old
> rough streets turned into a torrent on the smooth new ones and several
> people (including me) got flooded — in my case, twice before they fixed the
> problem. So yeah. Be very afraid of proposals that could involve a fairly
> radical change to drainage patterns.
>
> -c
>
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