Dangerous precedent...
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This Wednesday, Aug. 14, the Grand County Planning Commission will consider a proposal from Red Rock Partners LLC, to rezone a 17-acre parcel on Murphy Lane, across from Old City Park. The proposed zone change would allow up to 137 houses on a parcel that is currently zoned to only allow 17-26 houses.  

Three times previously similar proposals for increased density on this 17-acre parcel have come before the planning commission, and three times, after a thorough analysis, the commission has denied the zone change. 

The proposed zone change is inconsistent with the 2012 Grand County General Plan. To not comply with the new general plan would set a dangerous precedent for all zones throughout the county. This matter could affect all Grand County residents.

  Concerned citizens are urged to attend the planning commission meeting, this Wednesday, 6 p.m. at the Grand County Council Chambers, 125 E. Center.

—Glen Lathrop

Moab

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