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Aberdeen council mulls role in Rt. 7 rezoning

Aberdeen council mulls role in Rt. 7 rezoning

The Aberdeen City Council is mulling the role its members would have to play as a semi-judicial body when deciding whether to rezone two parcels off of Old Philadelphia Road for industrial use. While the council generally sits as a legislative body, "in this particular case with rezoning, you are acting as a quasi-judicial body and you must approach this requirement slightly differently," City Manager Doug Miller said at a Monday work session. The owners of two parcels across from Walmart, known as the Pomeroy properties, are asking the city to rezone the sites to allow for M1, light industrial use. In a recent presentation, the family tried to show the council that...

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