Clay Street rezone an example of the need for public input
In Our Opinion
It’s important for a community’s residents to be involved in determining what takes place around them.
An example is the current discussion surrounding a parcel of land on Clay Street. Property owner Randall Gillingham has applied for a rezone of his one-third acre property from multifamily (R-3) to high-density multifamily (R-3H) in order to possibly construct a 14-unit apartment building on the site.
Gillingham has no firm plans to do this right now, and is simply testing the waters — as it were — at the request of the city of Cheney. Under the current R-3, he could build an apart...