Are City Planners Too Slick for Our Town?



On the proposed ”ideas” presented (April 16), I felt the concepts were not custom made for Laguna. Having graduated from Laguna High in 1969, I have seen groups and persons who say they ”love” Laguna and have lived or visited for just a year or so… then want to change it!

I got a sense of too much and possibly too slick ideas presented.

When the presenter from North Carolina said something about creating a tree city, I laughed. In my Woods Cove area, the current city administration has slaughtered and allowed to be cut down more mature trees than all other city councils combined.  That is sad and cannot be redressed by an east coast planner ”treeing our downtown.”

Thanks for helping on the vital local issues.

Paul Merritt, Laguna Beach




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