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Public hearings on White Oak Plantation April 22

Published 1:46pm Thursday, April 4, 2013

 

Community meeting for nearby residents April 16

Polk County residents will have the opportunity on April 22 to voice opinions on a proposed rezoning of a portion of White Oak Plantation and a development agreement.

The Polk County Board of Commissioners met Monday, April 1 and changed their next meeting to April 22 (formerly scheduled for April 15) to hold a public hearings on the proposed rezoning to an equestrian district and a proposed development agreement between Tryon Equestrian Properties LLC and the county.

The public hearings will begin a 6 p.m. on April 22 in the commissioner meeting room of the Womack building in Columbus.

A public meeting was also announced for April 16 at 6:30 p.m. to be held at the CME Zion Church on Pea Ridge Road. The community meeting is being held for Roger Smith, with Tryon Equestrian Properties and Mark Bellissimo, partner, to speak with nearby residents.

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