Citizens for Smart Growth - Photo Gallery

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11 December 2014.    Photos were taken at the presentation of Stop158 - Citizens for Smart Growth’s case file to Illinois Department of Transportation hearing.  The hearing was host by IDOT at the O'Fallon IL open-house public hearing to discuss the viability and feasibility of the Gateway Connector Corridor, an effort established by IDOT in 2005.  Two separate meetings were held one at the O'Fallon Regency Conference Center and a day earlier at the Columbia IL Falls Reception & Conference Center.

Richard Skillings, Cindy Stafford (IDOT Project Manager)  and Richard Ellerbrake.

Ray Steege (AMEC Engineering consultant) ran the hearings and whose team wrote the Corridor Protection Study.

Richard Ellerbrake,  Jeff Keirn (Area 5 Engineer and Deputy Director of Highways for IDOT) holding Stop158 case file and Richard Skillings.

  Richard Ellerbrake, Cindy Stafford, Senator Kyle McCarter, Jeff Keirn, and Richard Skillings.

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27 April 2013.  Stop158 participated in the O'Fallon Illinois Youth Health event.   Stop158 set up a bike loaner table, passed out literature and collected petition signatures.  Devoted organizers were Mr. Jan Daker, Mr. and Mrs. Richard & Easter Skillings, Mr. and Mrs. Richard and Johann Ellerbrake, Mr. Bob Ramsey and Mrs. Emily Walton.

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22 May 2010 - Hosted the Strawberry Festival, Roadway Garage Sales, Bike Ride Tour, Bike Give Away, and Landscaping Tours:

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3 Jun 09 - Meeting with O'Fallon Illinois Mayor Gary Graham and STOP158 members to discuss future transportation efforts.

(left to right) Thomas Joseph and Richard Ellerbrake

(left to right)  Thomas Joseph, Richard Ellerbrake, Mayor Gary Graham, and Richard Skillings.

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Apr 09 - 8th sign making party:

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Apr 06 - 4th sign making party:

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Aug 05 - 3d sign making party:

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Nov 04 - IDOT public meeting:

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Aug 04 - 2d sign making party:

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Jul 04 - Home Owner with sign of protest:

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Apr 04 - Initial sign making party: