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City to consider removing bollards
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McMinnville officials will again discuss eliminating the red bollards downtown and widening a turn that could remove two or three parking spaces when they meet Tuesday night.“Some issues have been raised that there is not enough room for vehicles to turn left onto Court Square from the hill coming from Depot Street,” said city administrator David Rutherford. “The complaints are primarily coming from truck drivers and vehicles pulling trailers.”The issue has come with a request that officials consider taking away the parking spaces in front of the street’s entrance by the downtown fountain to widen the area to make the turn.“If the city takes those parking spaces away, they will be able to make that turn,” said Rutherford, in explaining the request. “It will be up to the board if they want to do that.