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  1. Sidewalks on 10th street near Butterfield Middle School

    The hill with a curve is very dangerous in places with little or no walking room off of the street.

    May 19, 2015 by Jennifer McKinney (5 points)

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  2. Skate park

    I would like the opportunity to work with the Van Buren skateboarding community and gather the money ourselves to build a permanent real skate park in Van Buren. The members of our community have no...
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    Feb 17, 2019 by Joseph Price (7 points)

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  3. Perfect Place for a Park

    The City of Van Buren owns some land between the Access road (by Coltons) and Bear Track Drive. It is currently just being used as a place to store gravel. This would be a perfect place to build a...
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    Mar 27, 2017 by Matt (5 points)

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  4. Intersection at Fayetteville Road and Pointer Trail

    I wish I had the right answer, but this intersection needs attention sooner rather than later. In an ideal world Pointer Trail would be at least four lanes between Van Buren High School and Azure...
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    Nov 3, 2015 by Don H (10 points)

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  5. police backbone

    We need to get the funding back to the police and give them the ability get rid of the drugs and thieves. If they don't have funding or space in jail for these types we need another deterrent. I'm...
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    Jan 19, 2016 by af (5 points)

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  6. Fix the intersection at 11th street and East end/Main street by eliminating the throughway fro main street/east end onto 64 hwy

    Fix the intersection at 11th street and East end/Main street by eliminating the through-way from main street/east end onto 64 hwy. Thereby eliminating a large number of at fault accidents d/t...
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    Sep 21, 2017 by Jessica (5 points)

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  7. Where Rudy Road and Pointer Trail East run parallel for a short run by the tracks!

    You have a dangerous intersection where 4 cars at a 4 way stop can go three different ways. The right of way becomes confusing especially for the elderly folks I see struggling through this bloated...
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    Sep 7, 2016 by Craig Barnett (5 points)

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  8. I doubt anyone reads this board but...

    Create an ordinance to stop panhandling anywhere in the city of van buren. These people make a living out of it instead of going to work like everyone else.

    Dec 21, 2020 by Jimmy Pound (13 points)

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  9. roads

    Fix the terrible roads!

    May 23, 2015 by John Lasater (5 points)

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  10. Allowing dogs to be adopted out and not euthanized after 5 days if owner not found! The dogs deserve a chance to live and find a loving home!

    Many of us living in Crawford County are alarmed that Van Buren, animal control, euthanizes animals after 5 days if owner not located. Is there not a way to allow these animals to be adopted by...
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    Mar 12, 2017 by Angela Burrows- Dapson (5 points)

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  11. Renovate Cedars Golf Course under City Management

    Van Buren is is the only town in the area without a running golf course. Citizens and the High School golf team are having to drive 20-30 minutes to smaller towns to play golf, thus pouring money into...
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    Apr 11, 2022 by Collin Poole (14 points)

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  12. Multi-use trail connecting Riverfront-Historic District-City Park-High School-Beyond

    I think a multi-use trail would be a great opportunity to drive business to people who've already invested in our town of Van Buren. A multi-use path would drive foot traffic, bike traffic, increase...
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    Jul 9, 2022 by Joshua Alexander (10 points)

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  13. Removal of the Albert Pike cabin at the courthouse.

    Many people who have read his Morals and Dogmas have concluded Mr. Pike to be a Luciferian. Not someone who should be honored in the City square. Keep the Confederate soldier if you must but A. Pike...
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    Jul 28, 2020 by Tom Siegel (10 points)

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  14. Fire department improvement

    The fire trucks tires are awful. Pumper 2 at Station 2 has bald and slick tires. That is so dangerous. Also need better equipment for the fire crews to work and train with. When they do train to...
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    Sep 26, 2019 by Michelle (5 points)

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  15. We need an animal rescue team or clinic for the city of Vanburen.

    The neighbor shot a stray puppy in the stomache. It did not die. Now it has crawled under my other neighbor house and is suffering and crying. The police said their hands are tied. I tryed to call...
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    Aug 6, 2022 by Miranda White (5 points)

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