A Reasonable Compromise

The NCDOT preliminary plan for Lewisville-Clemmons Road represents a reasonable compromise between the concerns of those who oppose medians on L-C Road and those of us who believe roadway improvements are needed for safety, traffic flow, and the appearance of the corridor. You can get a detailed rundown of the plan here. On the one … Continue reading A Reasonable Compromise

Stop The Median: An Accounting

Below you'll find a list of the special interests that backed the ironically named Clemmons Citizens Want a Voice PAC as well as the pre-election advertisement in which some area businesses sided against the safety of the traveling public.

NCDOT Updates Council on Lewisville-Clemmons Road Project

In the May 15 special meeting of the Village Council, Pat Ivey (area NCDOT engineer) and representatives of the engineering firm Kimley Horn provided an update on the Lewisville-Clemmons Road project (“aka The Median”).

A Consensus Position That Reasonable Residents and Stakeholders Can Rally Around.

On February 12, our village council passed a resolution ("2018-R-1") that sends a clear message to the NCDOT that the citizens of Clemmons will not support “the installation of a median in the (Lewisville-Clemmons Road) Corridor that will be substantially unbroken except for certain intersection points.” This resolution, which clarifies and elaborates on the position … Continue reading A Consensus Position That Reasonable Residents and Stakeholders Can Rally Around.

Village Council Votes to “Stop The Median” … or something. (Updated 5:45 pm 2/13/18)

In last night's council meeting, our village council voted to ... well, I don't know what they voted to for, because they did not read their resolution into the record or provide a copy in the agenda. According to the village attorney, the council cannot repeal a past resolution. So, oops, I guess. Two alleged resolutions … Continue reading Village Council Votes to “Stop The Median” … or something. (Updated 5:45 pm 2/13/18)

Medians Are Not The Enemy of Small Business

Much ado has been made of the humble road median in this year's campaign for Clemmons' Village Council. On one hand, we have incumbents Mary Cameron, Lanny Farmer, and Mike Rogers, who have at least offered conditional support to these routine traffic calming measures, pending a review of designs. On the other, we have challengers … Continue reading Medians Are Not The Enemy of Small Business