Wednesday, April 21, 2004

Kentucky News Briefs

Planners consider Richwood request

BURLINGTON - Boone County Planning Commission's Zone Change Committee will hear arguments tonight about a controversial zoning change request to allow a subdivision off Chambers Road near Richwood.

The subdivision, Buffalo Trace, would use a "clustered" design on a 53-acre site with 128 homes on 44.3 acres, nine acres of open space and one home on a nine-acre lot. More than 100 residents have hired Covington attorney Phil Taliaferro to help them fight the subdivision proposed by Bold Homes.

The meeting is at 5 p.m. in courtroom 3A at the County Administration Building, 2950 Washington St., Burlington.

The zone change committee will make a recommendation to the full planning commission, which will then vote on the change and send it to Fiscal Court for final action.

Wall of Honor unit planning dedication

FORT MITCHELL - The city's Wall of Honor Committee will meet Tuesday to discuss the upcoming dedication ceremony.

The meeting will be at 10 a.m. in City Council chambers, 2355 Dixie Highway.

Child safety fair at senior center

INDEPENDENCE - Police here will be hosting a child safety fair from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the senior center, 2001 Jack Woods Drive.

There will be information on Internet safety, child safety seats, bicycle safety, child IDs, and how to avoid sexual predators. For more information, call Lt. Anthony Lucas at (859) 356-2697.

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