Flaherty Collins rubber stamp for the Coyle site to be hastened by the Board of Zoning Appeals this Tuesday night.


An aside: Naturally, Board of Zoning Appeals minutes cannot be found on the city’s web site, although minutes from some boards can … if you look on the city clerk’s page.

Anyway, the next step in the city’s trickle-down, ripple-effect, luxury-R-us corporate welfare gift to Flaherty Collins takes place on Tuesday night. I may go to see if anyone at all asks a good question.

TO: New Albany Board of Zoning Appeals

FROM: Scott Wood, Director

SUBJECT: Regular Meeting, September 1st, 2015

DATE: August 27th, 2015


The regular meeting of the New Albany Board of Zoning Appeals will be held on Tuesday, September 1st, 2015 at 7:00 p.m., in the Assembly Room (Room 331) City-County Building, New Albany, Indiana, at which time a Public Hearing will be held to consider the following petitions:


Docket B-26-15: Flaherty & Collins Properties requests a Variance to permit a multi-family complex that will not meet development standards or parking requirements in the C-2, General Business and R-4, Multi-family (high density) districts, at the entire 400 Block of East Spring and 501-515 East Spring Street.

Other Business:

1) Approval of August 4th BZA meeting Minutes

Following are ten links offering background on this issue.

ON THE AVENUES: Money is the ultimate bully.

Gonder on Coyle sitecapades: “We need new rules, special rules, to guide the use of public/private partnerships.”

Coyle site luxury giveaway: “The people that they want to attract can’t afford to live there.”

Coyle sitecapades: In New Albany, Democrats WILL be Republicans … and Jeff Gahan WILL stay on the down low.

David Duggins on the ironclad reliability of selective expertise.