'This will ruin our street'

Published: Friday, July 11, 2014 at 12:54 PM.

Alday-Howell Engineering, stated Florida Department of Transportation requirements prevented them from doing so.

In response, residents continued to focus on what they say was lack of proper notification.

"It would have cost less than $50 to send us all a letter as a courtesy," said Steverson. "Whether it's required or not, that would have been the right thing to do."

City Attorney Michelle Taggert advised the council and residents the city is now bound to follow the order.

"I don't know that you have the authority to withdraw," said Taggert.

Mayor Linda Cain reminded those in attendance the information about the project was advertised in the newspaper and reported by local media, but expressed her desire to listen to the residents' concerns.

"I know we can't do anything about it, but we still need to hear what they have to say," said Cain, who also reminded residents all issues are discussed in council meetings, and citizens are invited to attend so they can stay informed.

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