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									                                                                                              Houghton Road, Northern Segment: Tanque Verde Road to 22nd Street
                                                                                                           Public Meeting; Tuesday, March 24, 2009
                                                                                                                  East Tucson Baptist Church
                                                                                                                     Comment Summary
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       Name                  Address           Phone         E-mail        Mailing                         Roadway/Traffic                              Drainage   Environmental                                         General Comments
                                                                                                                                                                                   Landscape        Phasing
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Comments Received at the Public Meeting
Bauer, Ken          256 S. Sycamore Creek   (520)885-   k-cbauer@                    Information for Barrio Rincon Homeowner Association
                    Tucson, AZ 85748        2504        cox.net                      regarding access to Cowhead Saddle Lane and Houghton
                                                                                     Road.




Blumenthal, Roger   10355 E. 29th Ave.      (520)298-   rblumenthal@                 Pantano Christian Church would like to work with planners
                    Tucson, AZ 85748        5395        pantanochristian             ahead of time in partnership to improve our Houghton Road
                                                        .org                         access and visibility. Who should we start working with?




Collins, Mike       675 N. Houghton Road    (520)271-                                If a reduction in value is determined due to six lanes versus
                    Tucson, AZ 85748        7383                                     four, will the City compensate the affected homeowners the
                                                                                     difference?

                                                                                     A question was asked of 200 people - if all else is equal,
                                                                                     would you rather purchase a home on a four-lane road or six?
                                                                                     Not one person said six. There is a perception that six lanes is
                                                                                     not as desirable as four, and this affects home value.


Dozmati, Eugene     1071 S. Suncove Drive   (520)886-   eadozmati@                                                                                                                             The plan is good, but
                    Tucson, AZ 85748        3967        cox.net                                                                                                                                should be delayed
                                                                                                                                                                                               until sufficient funds
                                                                                                                                                                                               are available to
                                                                                                                                                                                               extend south to Golf
                                                                                                                                                                                               Links Road, a four-
                                                                                                                                                                                               lane road. Stopping
                                                                                                                                                                                               at 22nd Street will
                                                                                                                                                                                               cause egress from
                                                                                                                                                                                               four tracts of homes
                                                                                                                                                                                               Bonanza Avenue, Sun
                                                                                                                                                                                               Cove and one other
                                                                                                                                                                                               to be unbearable. I
                                                                                                                                                                                               see accidents!! An
                                                                                                                                                                                               alternate option
                                                                                                                                                                                               would move the
                                                                                                                                                                                               project south,
                                                                                                                                                                                               resulting in four lanes
                                                                                                                                                                                               from Speedway
                                                                                                                                                                                               Boulevard to Golf
                                                                                                                                                                                               Links.




Etshokin, Heddi     10239 E. Covington      (520)275-   hets2001@          Yes       The McDonald's and Chevron intersections are a hazard at this
                    Tucson, AZ 85748        4702        yahoo.com                    time. Eliminate these intersections; traffic will flow smoother.




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                                                                                                 Houghton Road, Northern Segment: Tanque Verde Road to 22nd Street
                                                                                                              Public Meeting; Tuesday, March 24, 2009
                                                                                                                     East Tucson Baptist Church
                                                                                                                        Comment Summary
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Franke, Arlene J.   737 S. Granite Falls Drive   (520)296-                     Yes      I am in the MacAlester Park Subdivision between Broadway
                    Tucson, AZ 85748             8382                                   Boulevard and 22nd Street, and my backyard is on Houghton
                                                                                        Road. Please have a surveyor come out to mark the distance
                                                                                        from my back wall to the proposed six-lane road. I will share
                                                                                        the information with my homeowners association and the
                                                                                        neighbors with backyards on Houghton Road. I work, so leave
                                                                                        a message, if necessary, so I can be there to meet the
                                                                                        surveyor. Thanks for offering to do this!



Galbraith, Les      418 N. Nightfall Ave.                                               Needs to be six lanes! Safety first on accessing Broadway
                    Tucson, AZ 85748                                                    Boulevard and Houghton Road. No hawk lights.



Gragg, Jo           10351 E. Camino Quince       (520)886-                     Yes                                                                                                                                                              This meeting was very
                    Tucson, AZ 85748             2678                                                                                                                                                                                           informative.



Ingermanson, Len    438 N. Schrader Lane         (520)721-   len438@                    Need to take a survey, not just a road count, if it is necessary
                    Tucson, AZ 85748             7014        gmail.com                  to have a traffic light at 5th Street and Houghton Road. Now it
                                                                                        is extremely difficult to enter Houghton Road; it will be worse
                                                                                        with six lanes. Currently, it is necessary to go to Bonanza
                                                                                        Lane and enter either Broadway Boulevard or Speedway
                                                                                        Boulevard, or go on 5th Street to Harrison Road. A road count
                                                                                        at 5th Street and Houghton Road will not capture those who
                                                                                        take alternate routing.


Lippert, Shawn      6620 E. 22nd St.             (520)747-   shawn@            Yes      22nd Street Baptist Church owns the land on the northeast
                    Tucson, AZ 85710             3500        22stbaptist.org            corner of 22nd Street and Houghton Road. Can you tell me
                                                                                        how much and what portion of our land will be taken for the
                                                                                        project? Could you provide an aerial photograph that shows
                                                                                        this as well?

Sandwick, Thor      10417 E. Passkey Drive       (520)403-   trsandwick@                Reduce to four lanes. Provide south access for Sienna
                    Tucson, AZ 85748             6499        attglobal.net              development via 5th Street or Packard. A light at 5th Street
                                                                                        will help cars exiting from Windstorm Drive, especially if they
                                                                                        have to do a "U" turn south. Why isn't development of the
                                                                                        southeast corner of Speedway Boulevard and Houghton Road
                                                                                        in the plan?


Schuller, Martin    10312 Camino de la Placita   (520)886-   mschu40@cox.n                                                                                            The city shows at 200-foot ROW.
                    Tucson, AZ 85748             3726        et                                                                                                       Which side of your layout is going to
                                                                                                                                                                      be affected by the additional 50 feet?
                                                                                                                                                                      There seems to be no provision on
                                                                                                                                                                      your board display. Why no sound
                                                                                                                                                                      wall?
Thomas, Dave        Tucson Cleaners              (520)721-   dthomas970@si Yes          We have concerns with the median proposed eleminating a
                                                 4994        mplybits.net               left turn into the Safeway center from Houghton Road. The
                                                                                        Basha's center has a number of entries into their center. We
                                                                                        would like to see one of the alternate plans for a shorter
                                                                                        median for access into the center from Houghton Road.




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                                                                                               Houghton Road, Northern Segment: Tanque Verde Road to 22nd Street
                                                                                                            Public Meeting; Tuesday, March 24, 2009
                                                                                                                   East Tucson Baptist Church
                                                                                                                      Comment Summary
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Youngberg, Pamela   418 N. Nightfall Ave.          (520)290-                 Yes      Certainly put the frontage road for the five homes fronting on              Please respect environment - allow
                    Tucson, AZ 85748               8373                               Houghton Road, between Speedway Boulevard and 5th Street.                   culverts or something for animals to
                                                                                                                                                                  be able to traverse Houghton Road.




Zoch, Carol         10149 E. Essex Village Drive   (520)721-   carol12164@   Yes                                                                                                                                                                   I would appreciate a
                    Tucson, AZ 85748               2582        aol.com                                                                                                                                                                             meeting with a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   representative to discuss
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   the area from Eastpoint #
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   to Houghton Road. Feet
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   existing after roadway is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   constructed, plantation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   remaining, etc. Thank you.




Anonymous                                                                             The intent is to move traffic more efficiently along Houghton
                                                                                      Road. It would seem reasonable to close off any street access
                                                                                      to Houghton Road where an alternate access to the secondary
                                                                                      mainstreets, Broadway Boulevard, Speedway Boulevard, 22nd
                                                                                      Street, exist to deed a given subdivision. Where an alternate
                                                                                      access does not exist, it would obviously require access to
                                                                                      Houghton Road. E.g. Camino Quince could have no or
                                                                                      restricted access in favor of Avenida de los Reyes to feed
                                                                                      Estes subdivision and to handle school traffic off of Broadway
                                                                                      Boulevard.


Anonymous                                                                             "U-turn" situation. Please consider road out of Windstorm                                                          Also, watch
                                                                                      Drive versus 5th Street or Packard when planning who should                                                        landscaping
                                                                                      have to do the Tucson "U-turn" on Houghton Road.                                                                   (vegetation) so
                                                                                                                                                                                                         drivers can see
                                                                                                                                                                                                         opposite lanes and
                                                                                                                                                                                                         at intersections.




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