Montrose neighbors voice concerns on Tortilla Flats

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MONTROSE, Colo. (KKCO/KJCT)-- In Montrose, neighbors in the Tortilla Flats neighborhood say they want to see more improvements to their area.

They recently talked with city council members about some of their concerns, and ways to improve the neighborhood.

Some of their worries are lack of sidewalks, lighting around nearby La Raza Park, and the fact that kids have to cross railroad tracks to get to school.

They city says there is an AARP grant available to get more funding to improve safety.

"Some of them have third generations living in the TF neighborhood, and have a lot of pride in their local park, and remember when they as a community came together to work with the city to build that park..and they obviously have a lot of pride in their neighborhood and will continue to see their area be a community focus," said Montrose Mayor Pro Tem, Barbara Bynum.

Council members said they will budget money in 2020 to make improvements, but the exact figure hasn't been set.

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