But Lee Seaton, an Angels Camp City Council member and COG board member, said the Purdy Drive extension is regional.He
pointed out that it will connect to Kurt Drive outside of the city limits and in the county's jurisdiction.
"I don't have any problem with emphasizing the regional nature," Seaton
said."We don't bring every transportation issue to COG
for funding , I think we bring what we perceive to be regionally significant issues to COG
said that all parties need to play by the rules.He
representatives in the past have been late in submitting lists of projects for funding.
"We made specific efforts to ensure that funding would be available for (the) county
, in spite of them not being ready to be submitted in the time frame allotted," he
said city and public members on the COG
board decided to reduce the amount of funding being requested for a city project to accommodate a county project that was submitted late.
"To say that we somehow cheated is not at all accurate or helpful," Seaton