Lubbock City Councilman Jeff Griffith Talks Citizens Tower Delay, Expo Center, Traffic
Wednesday on KFYO Mornings with Dave King and Matt Martin, Lubbock City Councilman Jeff Griffith joined Dave and Matt to talk about last night's city council meeting, the Expo Center, distracted and drunk driving, traffic lights and crosswalks, Citizens Tower, impact fees, and more.
Councilman Griffith started the discussion by talking about the City Council's first reading of a zoning case regarding the Lubbock Expo center.
He explained that they had a public hearing, and different citizens expressed their hopes and concerns. Some wanted it to be located at the fairgrounds rather than its current planned North University and North Loop spot. Others were concerned that it's current planned location could cause future traffic problems. Despite this, the council approved the zoning case, 4-3, on this first read.
The councilman was also asked to talk about Citizens Tower and its delay. He said that furniture has been moved in and construction continues.
"Here's the good news: We may be late, but we're under budget. That's more important, in my opinion," Councilman Griffith said,
Watch the full interview with City Councilman Jeff Griffith in the video above.