Plan Commission to consider phase two of the Summit Springs Kelley Enrichment cluster muck development atrocity.

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Ah, yes — our beloved Mayor Ceausescu’s concrete hilltop maze, with an awesome Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott, and a Taco Hell, and …

The City of New Albany assisted on the project by completing about $3 million in infrastructure improvements for sidewalks, utilities and a road extension of West Daisy Lane.

DUH — of course the city assisted.

Do you really think anyone would bear the brunt of the cost to develop in the wrong place if not eased by public subsidies?

Equally obvious is the connection between those public subsidies, the mayor, and a firm like Jacobi, Toombs & Lanz.

Smart growth?

For the Gahan campaign finance effort, perhaps, but at least now we have suburban ornamental white bison to ease the sting of future mudslides.

The fix may well be in; still, opponents who have relevant information to share are welcome to post it at NA Confidential. After all, the News and Tribune is unlikely to bother. After all, the city advertises with the newspaper, and a judicious discretion is the watchword.

Here’s next week’s Plan Commission docket.

MEETING NOTICE

To: New Albany City Plan Commission

From: Scott Wood, Director

Subject: Regular Meeting, July 17th, 2018

Date: July 12th, 2018

TENTATIVE AGENDA

The regular meeting of the New Albany City Plan Commission will be held on Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 at 7:00 p.m., in the Assembly Room (Room 331) of the City-County Building, New Albany, Indiana, at which time a Public Hearing will be held to consider the following petitions:

Public Hearing Item(s):

Docket P-02-18: David Ruckman, for Summit Springs IN LLC requests a Preliminary Planned Unit Development District (PUDD) to permit mixed use, including restaurant/event center, office/medical, nursing home, single family and high rise tower in the R-1, Suburban Residential, R-2, Urban Residential district and OS (ss), Open Space (steep slope), at 2303-2307 State Street, 220 Woodbine Drive and 2301-2320 Fawcett Hill Road.

Docket C-01-18: David Ruckman, for Summit Springs IN LLC requests a Primary Plat approval for a seventeen (17) lot subdivision in a PUDD, Planned Unit Development District, at 2303-2307 State Street, 220 Woodbine Drive and 2301-2320 Fawcett Hill Road.

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