The Daily Dish – Oct. 17, 2011

Regency trailer park rezoning request to be postponed – Columbia Missourian

“Sixth Ward Councilwoman Barbara Hoppe said Monday morning that the Columbia City Council received an email from the attorney of the developer Friday asking that the request to rezone Columbia Regency mobile home park be tabled until Nov. 21.  Crockett Engineering has asked on behalf of Columbia Regency that the land be rezoned for a planned residential development. The company intends to sell the land to Aspen Heights, which builds student apartments.”

Developer asks council to delay vote on Regency rezoning – Columbia Tribune

“The developer behind a student housing complex that could displace the residents of the Regency Mobile Home Park has asked for another month before the Columbia City Council makes a final decision on the rezoning request.  Development Services Manager Pat Zenner said the applicant’s attorney on Friday sent a request to the city and council members asking to table the rezoning. The Regency Mobile Home Park is owned by Regency of Missouri Inc., a subsidiary of George Gradow’s Churchill Group.  Texas-based student housing developer Aspen Heights plans to purchase the site contingent on the council changing the zoning to accommodate what was planned as a 936-bedroom complex off Nifong Boulevard and Ponderosa Street.”

Columbia City Council to Establish Updated Wards – KOMU

“The Columbia City Council will establish new wards at Monday night’s meeting. Officials have been working on drawings of reapportioned wards since 2010 census data was released. The biggest change in the new boundaries could be in the first and fourth wards, where new residents could be drawn in, increasing population in both areas. Mayor Bob McDavid has said plans A, B, and E are the committee’s top options.”

Missouri senators return to Capitol for special session – AP/Columbia Missourian

“Missouri senators are returning to the state Capitol this week as they continue working through a special legislative session focused on state economic development.”


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