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Worthington City Council denies Way of life Communities’ rezoning ask for to redevelop former UMCH internet website

Lifestyle Communities' latest plan for the former United Methodist Children's Home site in Worthington, which included about 600 residences along with commercial space, was unanimously rejected by Worthington City Council on Dec. 13 for a requested planned-unit-development rezoning.

Way of life Communities’ proposal to redevelop the former United Methodist Kids’s Place of dwelling web website at 1033 N. Upper St. right into a blended-use family {and professional} development used to be rejected via Worthington City Council, hanging the foreseeable long run of the problem in query in all places once more. 

City Council on Dec. 13 voted unanimously against Way of life’s 3rd proposal for the reason that 2015 to rezone the UMCH web-site to a prepared-device-enhancement designation, which might have cleared the way in which for the duty to switch ahead.

“I consider this can be a awesome website for a blended-use development,” council President Bonnie Michael defined. “Alternatively, Existence genre Communities has now not listened to the council customers and has now not listened to the neighborhood as to what’s superb for this house.”

The selection will come within the wake of a unanimous advice via the Worthington Municipal Organizing Fee on Oct. 14 that City Council deny the proposal for a PUD.