4 of 5 contractors bidding on my basement did not include the required egress window. Brandon chase condos forbids egress windows but is okay with finishing basements illegally without them. These are elderly people for the most part that can hardly walk to the mailbox and back. How would they get up a smoke filled staircase? Lives are at stake here. If the building burns, the insurance does not have to pay. Howell does not need burned out buildings with no money to re-build them. The city council needs to address the lack of building code enforcement.
Howell needs a new grocery store that provides healthy options like gluten free and organics. Why not a Trader Joe's or an Earth fare store??
pedestrian bridges would encourage walking and safety while walking over busy roads in Howell and the surrounding community. Especially near neighborhoods off of Latson road close to Oceola town hall and Hutchings elementary school. Downtown Plymouth has them and I think Howell would benefit greatly by implementing them in our community.
Creating food truck culture in walkable downtown Howell. See the attached link for inspiration: http://www.saucemagazine.com/foodtruckfriday.php
traffic cameras or other enforcement, many drivers think it is okay to turn left during solid red lights, narrowly avoiding accidents.
Get fast technology to encourage entrepreneurs to live and work in Howell (submitted via email from Planning Commission member)