A crossing here, a crossing there, a crossing nowhere
Location of pedestrian crossing on Highway 18 still undetermined
November 16, 2023
Frustration over a proposed crosswalk on Highway 18 resulted in a contentious Hartley City Council meeting on Monday.
Members of the Hartley Recreation Trail Committee engaged in a heated debate with the council and local property owners about the location of the crossing. Once the dust settled, the council agreed to continue discussions with Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn officials about improving pedestrian crossing conditions on the highway near the elementary and high school.
"I don't believe anybody is against a crossing at all," said Council Member Nick Galm. "I just know that from what the D...