In time, something is going to be built there.
The City Council has agreed storm water is something we need to address. They wanted us to try to spend some time in 2006 and educate the public on the need for storm water projects ... and how we might be able to fund them.
It's really one of those legacy projects whose benefits are going to be reaped for many, many years in the future.
One of the issues the city is facing, our sales tax revenue is so low on a per-capita basis - well below any other city in Whatcom County. People go somewhere else to buy things because of limited shopping opportunities in Ferndale.
The Japanese auto companies are saying you have to meet a world price. Whether it's China, Mexico, Brazil, wherever it is, because of the competitive nature of this business, you go to the most competitive sources.