Letters to the Editor

August 11, 2013 12:00 AM

Letters to the editor on downtown oil, flood control, economic exceptionalism, Koch freedom, Special Olympics

The city of Wichita should deny the approval of a conditional use permit to drill an oil and gas well downtown. According to a July 26 staff report for the Metropolitan Area Planning Commission, the 2030 Wichita functional land use guide map depicts the site as being appropriate for “park and open space” land use, and the Project Downtown master plan depicts the site as being appropriate for mixed-use development, including housing and retail.

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