Springdale Northwest Park Development Approved, Elm Springs Neighbors Oppose Design

Posted: March 5, 2014 at 5 a.m.

STAFF PHOTO ANTHONY REYES The Sunrise Inn on South Thompson Street in Springdale is vacant, but thieves have broken into the building to steal copper from air conditioners. CVS has submitted plans to build a store on the site of the former motel.

Plans for two new parks was approval by the Planning Commission on Tuesday, but not without protests from neighbors who didn't know about one of the parks.

At A Glance

Commission Action

Springdale’s Planning Commission met Tuesday and approved:

• Rezoning 5.2 acres at Elm Springs and Oak Grove roads owned by Steenbergen Family from general commercial to thoroughfare commercial; rezoning 1 acre at 1503 Carley Road owned by Jimmy and Mary Allred from neighborhood office to general commercial

• Plans by Memco Safety for the northwest corner of Huntsville and Emma avenues that will move the company into a larger building.

Source: Staff Report

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