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Carbondale Trustee work session gets emotional after petition highlights street closure rift

A collage used by Carbondale Creative District to promote an initiative to close Main Street's 300 block from Wednesday through Sunday this summer
Carbondale Creative District collage/facebook
A collage used by Carbondale Creative District to promote an initiative to close Main Street's 300 block from Wednesday through Sunday during evenings this summer

Communication, collaboration and compromise were the ideals Carbondale Mayor Dan Richardson laid out at a trustee work session Tuesday night, prior to what he speculated would be a lively and emotional discussion on Main Street closures. A petition promoted through Carbondale Creative District's social media has laid bare divisions in the town's business community. KDNK’s Morgan Neely has more.

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Morgan is KDNK's News Director. He comes to KDNK with public radio passion and experience. He was a news host, reporter, and operations/programming director at KAJX-Aspen, and has extensive experience working in municipal government.