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Clemenceau Place zone change withdrawn by developer

Cottonwood’s Nov. 15 common metropolis council assembly targeted totally on the usage of funds offered by the Neighborhood Improvement Block Grant Program.

CDBG gives funding for neighborhood and housing improvement in rural Arizona with $1.2 million allotted to Yavapai County and $400,000 to town of Cottonwood. A wide range of useful initiatives are eligible for CDGB, resembling neighborhood housing, public security and neighborhood redevelopment.

First on the brand new enterprise agenda for the council was the presentation of proposals for this grant, together with:

  • Offering housing for veterans and senior residents through Elevate to Thrive, a nonprofit created by Rachel Collins. She raised the difficulty of residents having to compete with short-term trip leases.
  • Optimizing the Neighborhood Well being Heart of Yavapai Cottonwood Division’s digital well being system, particularly to satisfy Federally Certified Well being Heart high quality metrics and Facilities for Medicare & Medicaid Companies metrics, so as to have the ability to open their doorways to extra members of the neighborhood.
  • Increasing Verde Valley Habitat for Humanity’s essential residence restore program and downpayment help program.
  • Funding repairs for the Verde Valley Senior Heart’s constructing, the brick construction of which is deteriorating.
  • Constructing an out of doors health courtroom at one of many metropolis’s parks or alongside a path system. Whereas the recreation middle is obtainable, it’s not accessible to everybody in the neighborhood, however an open air facility can be accessible to all.
  • Buying property for supportive housing to be managed by or leased to an area nonprofit.
  • Creating a motorbike and pedestrian security plan to learn these depending on these modes of journey. This plan would establish and prioritize locations for enchancment, particularly at key intersections.

Candidates stuffed out a pre-application type that can be compiled and reviewed. Extra info can be offered on the Jan. 2 listening to.

The subsequent merchandise of enterprise was the approval of a letter to the Legislative Housing Provide Research Committee introduced by Shannon Boone, housing supervisor for town. The letter offers with the difficulty of reasonably priced housing and retaining native management by opposing the by-right zoning laws. All members of the council have been in favor of signing the letter after a roll name vote.

At a daily session of the Cottonwood Metropolis Council assembly held on Tuesday, Nov. 15, the council was supposed to listen to an agenda merchandise that will rezone a parcel of land situated on the intersection of West Mingus Avenue and North Willard Avenue, known as Clemenceau Place . The proposed parcel can be rezoned from R1 [single family residential] to PAD [planned area development] to create a 416-unit house advanced. The merchandise was pulled from the agenda after the applicant withdrew its request for the zoning change.
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Clemenceau Place

The subsequent merchandise on the agenda was to have been consideration of a zone change from single-family residential to a deliberate space improvement to permit 397 multi-family dwellings, 19 single-family dwellings, medical workplaces and a storage facility on W. Mingus Ave , also referred to as Clemenceau Place.

Because the applicant withdrew the request for a zone change previous to the assembly, this merchandise was not thought-about.

It was not instantly clear why the developer pulled the appliance at press time.

Flats on Birch

Gary Davis from Neighborhood Improvement submitted a zone change request from very low residential to excessive density residential at 1642 and 1644 E. Birch St. All members of the council voted in favor.

Village on Birch will supply 40 multi-family items together with eight effectivity items, 16 one-bedroom items and 16 two-bedroom items. Every unit could have a personal patio, carport and washer/dryer.

The advanced proposed for the roughly five-acre space can be known as the Village on Birch. It would supply 40 multi-family items together with eight effectivity items, 16 one-bedroom items and 16 two-bedroom items. Every unit could have a personal patio, carport and washer/dryer.

Davis additionally submitted the request for a zone change from agricultural residential to a number of household residential at 1642 and 1644 E. Birch St. All members of the council voted in favor.

A majority of the night’s enterprise handled housing and the shortage thereof, particularly with regard to zone modifications to accommodate the creation of extra housing developments.

It was additionally the final assembly for outgoing Councilmen Michael Mathews and Doug Hulse. Neither councilman ran for re-election this cycle.

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