"The area selected for the apartment complex is designated for residential, single-family homes under the city's current comprehensive master plan. However, city staff has claimed more than once that the designation was intended to be for multifamily developments since 1998.
"Because the master plan amendment was not approved, the council could not vote on further zoning items related to the apartment complex proposal — an announcement that received applause from the project's opponents, who had believed their battle had been lost."
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Hickory Grove Apartments proposal stands still after alderwoman abstains
John Rasche reported at Franklin Now.