Property owner, city talk land use
By Kitty Conley firstname.lastname@example.org January 22, 2013 12:24PM
Updated: January 22, 2013 12:24PM
CROWN POINT — Mark Kendra has been petitioning the Plan Commission to change the zoning on his 40 acres of land on the west side of Interstate 65 at 113th Avenue for some time.
Jan. 14 was not the magic night. Again, the Plan Commission deferred this agenda item to its next meeting, Feb. 15. The deferral was made at the request of Jim Wieser, Kendra’s attorney.
This parcel abuts the Crown East Business Park and goes to the vacated railroad right-of-way and the pipeline that runs on an angle from 109th Avenue to points south and east on the east side of I-65, all the way over to Winfield. The old railroad is the old Conrail line.
This land has access to 113th Avenue next to Geisen Funeral, Cremation and Reception Centre, but the largest tract is north of there and accessed through Crown East, an industrial park.
Kendra wants this all to have a B-3 business zoning classification. The city’s master plan calls for the perimeter of the industrial park to be zoned B-3. The master plan design for the city has the interior of this land along I-65 shown as more industrial park.
In other business before the Plan Commission, Tom Fleming requested and received a change in the plat documents recorded for the Troutwine subdivision on the city’s north-central side.
Fleming said, “I have been working with (Dan) Jordan in helping him sell the rest of Troutwine.”
To be able to finish this development, the plat needs to be corrected. The Plan Commission agreed.