Wednesday, April 04, 2007
Last night's storm produced another erosion event at the controversial Schoene Ansicht development, because owners Steve Yokley and Taurus McCain continue to refuse to maintain silt fence or some other containment system during storms. In fact, the belated silt fence they recently put up after being cited by Metro is now gone, leaving nothing between piles of dirt, layers of gravel and the downhill slope to 5th and Hume intersection. And most of the debris laying at the intersection was not originally on the property, as the gravel had been trucked in to build a sidewalk in front. So, not only are we getting original Schoene Ansicht material dumped on our neighborhood; UP, LLC is also trucking in debris to dump on us.
The eroded gravel and silt choked the intersection this morning. Passing vehicles skittered gravel at me as I took pictures. Back on the property, hay bales, which could contain some of the run-off, serve no containment purpose perched on top of a wall. Thank you for your on-going care for our neighborhood, UP, LLC. Keep telling us how you won't make our run-off problems worse. If you cannot construct a working containment system above ground, how can we trust that your wonderous underground containment system will work, also?