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At Tyler's city council meeting this morning. #7onscene https://t.co/QOrLXFzMgs
Wednesday March 22, 2017 9:54 Doug Murray
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Long agenda today. #7onscene https://t.co/N13BvcWaio
Wednesday March 22, 2017 9:54 Doug Murray
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City annexes 11.4 acre tract at the eastern end of McDonald Road. #7onscene
Wednesday March 22, 2017 9:54 Doug Murray
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This will become a large apartment complex, and there are several homes to its north border.
Wednesday March 22, 2017 9:54 Doug Murray
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Several notes were returned in opposition, but the city did not consider them officially, because the homes are outside city limits.
Wednesday March 22, 2017 9:54 Doug Murray
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Councilman Nix is talking pros and cons to citizens here to weigh in on Z2. #7onscene
Wednesday March 22, 2017 9:54 Doug Murray
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Large group here to listen to decisions about city annexing 19 acres for construction of a new apartment complex. #7onscene
Wednesday March 22, 2017 9:54 Doug Murray
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11.7 acres would become a planned multi family residential district. 7.29 acres would become mixed residential district. #7onscene
Wednesday March 22, 2017 9:54 Doug Murray
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The apartment / duplex venture would add about 100 doors to the area, according to Councilman Nix. #7onscene
Wednesday March 22, 2017 9:54 Doug Murray
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The apartment / duplex venture would add about 100 doors to the area, according to Councilman Nix. #7onscene
Wednesday March 22, 2017 9:54 Doug Murray
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13 comment cards are filed. Comment section is starting now. #7onscene
Wednesday March 22, 2017 9:55 Doug Murray
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Current residents are concerned about the size of the roads in the area. #7onscene
Wednesday March 22, 2017 9:55 Doug Murray
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This is the area in question. The new complex is going to be built at this location. #7onscene https://t.co/rfepmvfOd2
Wednesday March 22, 2017 9:55 Doug Murray
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It's already happening, but the question today is whether the area should be annexed into the city. #7onscene https://t.co/zJb01dbCOz
Wednesday March 22, 2017 9:55 Doug Murray
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The idea: if it is annexed, the city and current residents have better control over what happens to the complex in the future. #7onscene
Wednesday March 22, 2017 9:55 Doug Murray
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Right now, there's no main access to the new site. It's in the back of a neighborhood. #7onscene
Wednesday March 22, 2017 9:55 Doug Murray
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Cars would drive to the new complex on roads like this, passing single family homes. #7onscene https://t.co/xRHFHKfiLT
Wednesday March 22, 2017 9:55 Doug Murray
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Overall, most citizens here to speak are for annexation into the city. Their main concern: traffic. #7onscene
Wednesday March 22, 2017 10:02 dougkltv
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One resident says, we've been dealt bad cards, with the complex going up & that the annexation is the best way to play the hand. #7onscene
Wednesday March 22, 2017 10:06 dougkltv
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After all consideration, council approves the annexation unanimously. #7onscene
Wednesday March 22, 2017 10:21 dougkltv
10:24
City changes 3433 Chandler Hwy from office district to light commercial district. #7onscene
Wednesday March 22, 2017 10:24 dougkltv
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Council is now considering a zoning change at 13428 Hwy 31 W. from general commercial district to multi family district. #7onscene
Wednesday March 22, 2017 10:25 dougkltv
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Several comment cards are filed to speak about the bill. #7onscene
Wednesday March 22, 2017 10:26 dougkltv
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Developer is speaking now. The property is in city limits, but backs against property outside city. #7onscene
Wednesday March 22, 2017 10:29 dougkltv
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Apartment complex would add 250 units to the area. #7onscene
Wednesday March 22, 2017 10:34 dougkltv
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Representative from Scotts Company asks council to reject the zoning change. #7onscene
Wednesday March 22, 2017 10:36 dougkltv
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Company is concerned that new residents would complain about the plant, despite knowing about it before moving in. #7onscene
Wednesday March 22, 2017 10:38 dougkltv
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Wednesday March 22, 2017 10:47 dougkltv
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New development, barring zoning change, would go here. #7onscene https://t.co/YhN7I2zH9E
Wednesday March 22, 2017 10:48 dougkltv
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Scotts on the right, proposed development would go on left. #7onscene https://t.co/oLktwdKzV9
Wednesday March 22, 2017 10:49 dougkltv
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The developer has already purchased the land, but is still looking for the zoning change to help clear the way to contstruction. #7onscene
Wednesday March 22, 2017 10:57 dougkltv
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Council changes 13428 Hwy 31 W. to multi family residential district. #7onscene
Wednesday March 22, 2017 11:04 dougkltv
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Not a unanimous vote. Councilwoman Sellers dissents, to an otherwise full board of yeas. #7onscene
Wednesday March 22, 2017 11:06 dougkltv
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Zoning change moves forward, clearing way for 240 unit complex here. #7onscene https://t.co/f4vTs9G6n0
Wednesday March 22, 2017 11:07 dougkltv
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Zoning change moves forward, clearing way for 240 unit complex here. #7onscene https://t.co/49cbuJ0vXw
Wednesday March 22, 2017 11:08 dougkltv
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Council approves zoning change here to restricted professional office district. #7onscene https://t.co/JC1OplVUD6
Wednesday March 22, 2017 11:17 dougkltv
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Councilwoman Sellers dissents again, concerned about difference between original proposal and current presented proposal. #7onscene
Wednesday March 22, 2017 11:18 dougkltv
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Location will be new home of a used car lot. #7onscene
Wednesday March 22, 2017 11:19 dougkltv
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Council speaking about Z7 now. Considering changing 1709 Pine Crest Drive to planned multi family. #7onscene
Wednesday March 22, 2017 11:25 dougkltv
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... into their building. According to one business, the site has drainage problems and is build on a filled in pond. #7onscene
Wednesday March 22, 2017 11:29 dougkltv
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Mayor says the issue between the two companies about water will have to be dealt with in court, not at city council. #7onscene
Wednesday March 22, 2017 11:30 dougkltv
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Council approves zoning change. #7onscene
Wednesday March 22, 2017 11:32 dougkltv
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Wednesday March 22, 2017 11:36 dougkltv
11:38
Council hearing Resolution 1, considering adopting Smith County Truancy Plan. #7onscene
Wednesday March 22, 2017 11:38 dougkltv
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This is backed against the legislature decriminalizing truancy in 2015. #7onscene
Wednesday March 22, 2017 11:43 dougkltv
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Council unanimously approves resolution. #7onscene
Wednesday March 22, 2017 11:45 dougkltv
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Council now hearing a financial report on last fiscal year. #7onscene
Wednesday March 22, 2017 11:54 dougkltv
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The report will be online later on the city's website. #7onscene
Wednesday March 22, 2017 11:56 dougkltv
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Report shows that city's sales tax numbers are down again. #7onscene
Wednesday March 22, 2017 11:57 dougkltv
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Council moving into miscellaneous item section of agenda. #7onscene
Wednesday March 22, 2017 12:04 dougkltv
 
 
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