• Petitioning City of Madison, AL
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Madison Planning Commission
City of Madison, AL
District 1 City Councilman
Tim Holcombe
See response
District 4 City Councilman
Mike Potter
District 6 City Councilman
Gerald Clark
Director of Planning and Economic Developement
Amy Bell

Oppose the rezoning of the Northeast corner of Wall Triana Highway and Browns Ferry Road from an R-2 Residential District to B-2 Commercial District.

    1. Petition by

      Park Meadow HOA

 

We believe that this rezoning request should be denied for several reasons: 

 

1.   This lot is adjacent on the north, west and south by residential property.   Rezoning this property would break the continuity of the land use at this intersection. 

 

2.  Homeowners purchased their homes in the adjacent areas with the knowledge that this lot was zoned residential.   

 

3.  There is existing commercial property available for new construction very close to this location, for example on Plaza Boulevard and Hughes Road.  There are current vacant buildings in Madison available for business purposes.    

 

4.  The increased traffic will overload the already burdened roads of Browns Ferry, Wal Triana and Sullivan streets.  

 

5.  Should the development fail to attract enough successful tenants, Madison would have yet more vacant commercial property which would be even more detrimental to our community.   

 

Allowing this lot to be zoned B-2 will be detrimental to the well-being of the community.

 

To:
City of Madison, AL, Madison Planning Commission
Tim Holcombe, District 1 City Councilman
Mike Potter, District 4 City Councilman
Gerald Clark, District 6 City Councilman
Amy Bell, Director of Planning and Economic Developement
Oppose the rezoning of the Northeast corner of Wall Triana Highway and Browns Ferry Road from an R-2 Residential District to B-2 Commercial District.

Sincerely,
[Your name]

Recent signatures

    News

    1. Rezoning voting tonight - Monday, July 28

      The City Council meeting tonight a 6 PM in City Hall is the last chance for your voice to be heard. Please attend if possible. I'll be there.

      Sue Thorn

    2. Reached 200 signatures
    3. Council Vote Coming Soon

      The City Council will meet on July 28, 2014 at 6:00 PM to vote on the rezoning of the corner of Wall Triana and Browns Ferry from residential to commercial. Please email and call the council members, asking them to please vote no on this rezoning. Contact the Mayor as well. Please attend the meeting if possible. Please spread the word as well.

      I have listed the members and the Mayor with their emails and phone numbers. This is the information given on the city web site. Three members do not give a phone number.

      Thank you,
      Sue Thorn

      Tim Holcombe   District 1
      Phone: (256) 325-5656
      Tim.Holcombe@madisonal.gov

      Steve Smith   District 2
      steve.smith@madisonal.gov

      DJ Klein   District 3
      dj.klein@madisonal.gov

      Mike Potter   District 4
      mike.potter@madisonal.gov

      Tommy Overcash  District 5 - Council President
      Phone: (256) 772-0307
      Tommy.Overcash@madisonal.gov

      Gerald Clark   District 6
      Phone: (256) 755-2654
      gerald.clark@madisonal.gov

      Ronica Ondocsin   District 7 - President Pro-Tempore
      Phone: (256) 527-1738
      ronica.ondocsin@madisonal.gov

      Troy Turlock - Mayor
      Ph: (256) 772-5603
      mayors.office@madisonal.gov

    4. Reached 100 signatures
    5. Decision-maker Tim Holcombe responds:

      Tim Holcombe

      Thanks to all for your comments and input. I look forward to seeing and hearing from your at the Planning Commission meeting on June 19.


    6. Reached 50 signatures

    Supporters

    Reasons for signing

    • MARY MAGNOLIA LEEDS, AL
      • 2 months ago

      This change will decrease the property value of this area and create more traffic and pollution. This is an area for residents and should not be encroached upon by businesses.

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    • Stacey McSweeney MADISON, AL
      • 2 months ago

      This will increase traffic on an already overused road. Additionally, there are numerous empty buildings and available lots in areas already commercially zoned.

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    • Hugh Hartwig MADISON, AL
      • 3 months ago

      Too close to proposed elementary school

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    • Eric Mittman MADISON, AL
      • 3 months ago

      This is a gross violation of the convenant between the city of Madison and its homeowners. It is not thoughtful planning but short-sighted, short of vision and shorts the future of our neighborhood and community.

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    • Juli Gerrits MADISON, AL
      • 3 months ago

      The staff recommendation claims it will not increase traffic, but take advantage of existing traffic. If true, then it will not increase sales tax revenue, thus there is no benefit to the city nor residents = no reason to allow it.

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