According to a Daily Mail Article in Thursday's paper Mayor Danny Jones essentially is signaling that the boulevard is not the hill he's prepared to die on.
"I'm not cooling off to the idea," Jones said Wednesday. "I'm being practical."
Also, the Kanawha County Historical
and Preservation Society has put the Boulevard on its list of endangered sites in the Kanawha Valley. In December, John Wehrle, vice president of the society, said messing with the Boulevard would be like messing with the state Capitol
I think this means that the political power base has wisely decided it isn't up to the task financially.