As the news comes out that developer David Atkins is in financial trouble and may have to sell the Richland Road development that was recently annexed, several questions come to mind. Did the City Council know of his troubles? Did city staff? Did his attorney, who promised there was no plan to sell this property? Perhaps city staff should have spent some time informing the Planning and Zoning Commission and council of his shortcomings, instead of helping him craft a plan that would pass and then selling it to the P&Z and council for him.
LETTER: City officials should have listened to opposition of Richland Road project
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