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Enterprise homeowners respond to NOTO policy variations

TOPEKA (KSNT) – Major alterations are coming to the NOTO Arts and Leisure District in Topeka.

The Topeka City council recently approving two procedures that enterprises hope will direct to improvements.

The to start with plan, recognizes NOTO as a business enterprise advancement district. Starting up coming year, fees will start going to organizations in just the location that will go right into improvements for NOTO.

“We have been in favor of the enterprise development district since we commenced talking about that,” Co-owner of Compass Stage in NOTO Denise Selbee-koch said. “We imagine it will help our organization and our neighboring companies, it helps the city of Topeka by producing top quality, safe, and clean and orderly company places.” 

The 2nd coverage, a bicycle ordinance, will ban bikes – skateboards – scooters – and other varieties of wheeled transportation from pieces of the NOTO spot, keeping them off sidewalks and out of parks.

“I really like riding my bicycle,” Selbee-koch claimed, “but usually down listed here its very busy with pedestrians, so bikes and pedestrians don’t definitely combine well on the sidewalks.” 

Organization homeowners say the ordinance will be specially handy for gatherings like To start with Friday Art Walks, and some others hosted by NOTO.

“When we open up our doors or just have people today coming in and out of the store bikers will zip and zig zag back again and forth so for protection factors we are in favor of the bike ban on the sidewalks,” Selbee-koch explained.

For these that take pleasure in having their time by way of NOTO, hunting at murals and window searching, this bicycle ordinance will make your purchasing a minor easier far too, leaving extra space on the sidewalk for pedestrians.