I promised to answer any follow up questions from the neighborhood forum last week. I did get some so here are additional answers.
Do you favor expanding the public library?
Do you believe that Soldier’s Field is an appropriate location for a new library?
Not without infrastructure to make it more accessible by walk, bike, transit, car & broadband. With infrastructure I could support.
Would you prefer expanding the current location or some other option?
I support whatever best provides critical library service to our community.
When reviewing a building for inclusion on a list of protected buildings for heritage preservation protected by City government, should a property owner be able to remove his building from being included on a list and opt out (assuming the building is in satisfactory condition)?
No, a building is either historic or it is not. There should be a fair process to be delisted for valid & verifiable reasons.
Should any Rochester resident be able to nominate a building for a heritage preservation ordinance and protection, even if he/she does not own that building?
In the nomination of buildings for a heritage preservation list, should a fee be charged be charged by the City to an owner or a non-owner to nominate a buildings (Pay to Play)?
Maybe not, I previously suggested a fee to prevent games, but it has been pointed out that this might be a solution in search of a problem. I’m open. I disagree that the cost of providing a service is pay to play.
Should a fee charged to someone, either owner or non-owner, who wants to appeal a decision of the Heritage Preservation Commission to the City Council?
See the previous answer.