Wednesday, April 12, 2006

Planning & Economic Development Committee

Attended the Asheville Planning and Economic Development Committee meeting at City Hall.

Gene Ellison presented his plans for Eagle/Market Street development.

Scott Shuford presented a prioritized list of annexation prospects with maps. The planning department will prepare a Resolution of Intent to Annex for the neighborhoods Biltmore Lake, Sand Hill and Biltmore Commons. Next on the list will be Reynolds and Emma.

Staff elaborated on the Board of Adjustments process for the edification of the Coalition of Asheville Neighborhood (CAN).

CAN made its own presentation on Staples and Prudential sign. Chairman Jan Davis cut their presentation short stating that review of these details was not the purpose of this meeting. CAN held an informal meeting in the hallway with council member Holly Jones.