How will we fund it?

The obvious obstacle to the Carbondale Spring is cost. The benefits of this expense are obvious: it would re-brand Carbondale as a place of serious commitment to the challenges facing our society; it would provide opportunities for more synergy between the city and the University, creating unique research and academic opportunities that are deeply relevant to contemporary economic, social, and political concerns — the list goes on.

But where could the $4,000,000 estimated cost of the Carbondale Spring come from to make it a reality? It turns out Carbondale is massively over-spending on one key aspect of city government: the police.

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