Metropolis addresses issues over use of electrical bicycle
By John Underwood / email@example.com
ROBERTSDALE, Alabama — A Robertsdale resident got here earlier than town council on Monday, Aug. 17 to deal with issues over her use of an electrical bicycle on town’s strolling/bike path.
Sandra Darling stated she was stopped by a Robertsdale police officer and informed that it as not authorized for her to make use of the path.
“It was actually upsetting. My household believes in electrical bicycles,” she stated. “We at the moment have six of them that we use on a regular basis.”
Darling stated in working with an area lawyer she has found that there’s a lot of grey space when coping with electrical bicycles.
“I feel town must be proactive in determining what the legal guidelines really are and the best way to make it secure for folks to have the ability to use electrical bicycles,” she stated.
Mayor Charles Murphy stated it was a difficulty that town’s Planning and Zoning Fee ought to tackle.
“You may have a sound level and I feel we will work collectively on this,” he stated.
In different enterprise Aug. 17, a number of rezoning and annexation requests introduced had been accepted unanimously by the council.
Three public hearings had been introduced with requests for rezoning on the Aug. 17 assembly:
A lot of the dialogue centered across the Adams Drive property, which is positioned between Fairground Street and County Street 48.
When requested in regards to the dimension of the heaps, estimated dimension and worth of houses, an attendee on the assembly who recognized herself because the Realtor for the property, said that the houses had been between 1,600 and 1,800 sq. ft and could be offered within the $240,000 to $260,000 vary.
A consultant of RAM – Robertsdale Subdivision Companions Inc., said that the common dimension of the heaps could be 6,100 sq. ft, or 60 ft by 100 ft.
It was additionally said that there could be a buffer across the property, that town would be capable of present the extra sewer service with the property, and that there could be a Householders Affiliation that will care for upkeep within the widespread areas of the subdivision.
Council member Joe Kitchens, who additionally serves on town’s Planning and Zoning Fee, stated that the board had met with builders a number of instances to make changes to the subdivision.
“They’ve executed every thing we requested them to do,” Kitchens stated, “and we’re glad with it.”
Issues had been additionally expressed by residents who personal farmland surrounding the property regarding whether or not or not there could be particles falling into the adjoining property and whether or not or not future property homeowners would have a difficulty with farming exercise surrounding the property.
All three zoning requests had been accepted unanimously by the council.
Two parcels of property on Adams Drive, one introduced by Hamm Enterprises and one by Laura Campbell had been accepted throughout the Aug. 17 council assembly.