Bad policy combined with politics
This is an open letter to all the residents who reside in the Four Mile area regarding the current development on what was a 27-acre parcel that served the sewer plant for the Sunlight subdivisions.
There was an application on Sept. 4, 2018 for a use other than the zoned rural residential. Few Four Mile residents knew that a hearing was taking place if it were not for a resident of Four Mile getting out the word. As a result, the hearing was attended by some 35-plus people. Only two spoke in favor of the application. One was the previous owner who sold the parcel to the applicant and the other was Commissioner Tom Jankovsky. Even the county planning department denied the application.
This denial decision preserving the rural residential zoning was short-lived. On March 8, 2019, an application was approved by the county as policy, this change in use violates the comprehensive plan that states, in part, “That any change in use must be compatible with…