Some thoughtful comments on both sides of the dog question

We should have a tally from all votes cast this weekend. In the meantime, I wanted to share with you two notes that were submitted with poll results this week.

The first is from a cooperator who points to the unfairness of letting cooperators who willingly broke the rules get their way:

Dog letter 1 - Jul 2, 2015, 8-24 AM

The second is more sympathetic to dog owners, but asks why some dog owners are so disrespectful of our sidewalks and parks, and also how certain provisions of a potentially new dog policy would work:

Dog letter 2 - Jul 2, 2015, 8-25 AM

I really appreciate these perspectives. In order to figure out the right policy, it’s important to have these conversations.