01/10/2012 09:14 am ET

Troy Transit Center Proposal Dominates Council Discussion; Mayor Reads Lengthy Position Paper

Even after the new transit center resolution was removed from the agenda due to Councilman Wade Fleming's absence Monday evening, the revised proposal for the multi-modal transit center still dominated Monday's Troy City Council meeting.

A majority of the 20-some public comments lasting for more than two hours Monday evening supported the council's Dec. 19 4-3 vote not to award a design subcontract in the amount of $8.4 million for the federally funded transit center, which effectively put the time-sensitive project on hold again last month.

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