The Zoning Committee of City Council voted unanimously this morning to file the Application, Z-23-17, to rezone 1692 Springer St. from R-4 residential to C-1 commercial. The motion to do so was made by At-Large Councilmember, Matt Westmoreland. I spoke with our councilman, Dustin Hillis, just before the meeting, and he assured me it would all be ok even though he is not on the Zoning Committee.
To file an application is to remove it from proceeding further through the process of becoming law. In past years, an attempt to rezone property after an initial failed attempt could not be repeated for two years. That is possibly still true, but I have not been able to find verification on the Web before writing you this message. If I fail to verify that a 2-year waiting period is required, I shall let you know.
Thanks to all of you who were there to vote on Z-23-17 at our UHNA Meeting and, later, at the NPU-D meeting and who communicated your opposition to City Council members. It surely made all the difference.
Eva Nason, UHNA Rep to NPU-D