“No petition will be necessary,” Durel said in a letter to the editor dated today. “To appeal the ruling or to proceed without a referendum would be met by further lawsuits that will endlessly stall our momentum. We cannot delay the project any further.”It's been apparent for some time that this was the fastest way forward. People are organizing PACs and citizen groups all over town.
The die is cast. Now is the time for us all to step up.
Update: 3:50—The Advocate's version of this breaking story has been posted now as well.