Residents ask for more family-friendly housing
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“We want to provide an environment that feels good to live in, but we suffer from eroding green infrastructure,” Shaw said.
Shaw also pointed out that the community is losing large shade trees on neighborhood streets, noting that trees are an important asset to the community.
”Developers are just sticking them in as decorations after the fact, and then they don’t survive very long and need replacing frequently,” she said. “We have to make sure developers build them into the project from the beginning.”
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