Council Votes To Reopen F Street
During Wednesday’s city council meeting Councilman Bob Coffin likened anybody, which includes Mayor Carolyn Goodman, who supports reopening F St. to Pontius Pilate, the man who authorized the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. The street was closed in 2008 for upgrades to I15 near downtown. The council voted 5-1 in favor with Coffin casting the only dissenting vote. The design plans should be ready by July with construction set to begin in November. Coffin spent more than ten minutes railing on Senate Majority Leader Steven Horsford for what he called “back room deals” that were done during the last legislative session that helped bring the F St. project to the surface. The biggest issue was whether or not residents of west Las Vegas were notified that F St. was going to be closed. Coffin scoffed at the 8.5 million dollar price tag calling it a horrible waste of money.