Greenberg was in favor of the roundabout and had various plans to show the group. One expensive roundabout proposal included a concrete Welcome to Alamo sign and many costly plants requiring water, all of which we would be taxed to pay for. Other roundabouts were shown and a less expensive one was the voted choice. It was stated by the vote counters that consensus was shown. This is far from correct. It's important to understand that "consensus" means an opinion held by all or most of those present and such was not the case.
The so-called "vote" represented .01% of the citizens of Alamo and a number of people voted "yes" as a lark because we thought the entire concept of a roundabout near the downtown area was ridiculous and would never be taken seriously. We were wrong...
I assure you that there WAS NOT unanimity or "consensus" regarding a roundabout at this meeting. I was there.
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