By Patrick Driscoll - Express-News
But many residents in those communities nervously eye San Antonio's Metropolitan Planning Organization as a 500-pound gorilla looking to expand its territory. The agency's eagerness to toll new highway lanes doesn't help.
Boyer and Comal County Judge Danny Scheel, who also spoke, have ruled out tolling as a way to pay for road lanes.
They said they haven't had time to reach any decisions on starting up a federal planning process.
“We don't have enough information yet,” Boyer said.
Growth projections for the next quarter century show enough population density to bring in all of Comal and Guadalupe counties now, he said.
“It's difficult to allow two MPOs in this region,” he said.
“It's important to have you here to help us,” said San Antonio City Councilwoman Diane Cibrian, who sits on the board.
“This MPO can cram down more garbage in the throat of the community than you can imagine,” Adkisson told the New Braunfels mayor. “We do not want to consume you.”