“A more commercial intense development here would only create more traffic in the area,” Council member Jim Griffith said. “This is very attractive to me. I can see this leasing very quickly.”
Griffith said the area is very walkable and close to campus for biking. There is also a CART stop.
“This is extremely creative,” Griffith said. “A lot of thought was put into this.”
“This does fit,” Rosenthal said. “This is where you want student housing.”
Voting against the zoning were Jungman, Holman, Greg Heiple and Tom Kovach.
In other city business, the council approved the mayor’s appointments to the following committees:
· Bicycle Advisory Committee — Gary Miller, John Wickham and Lee Krumholz
· Board of Appeals — J.W. Dansby, Gene McKown, Hank Strategier and Julian Horner
· Greenbelt Commission — George Dotson
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