Excelsior delays decision on East Town

The Excelsior City Council voted 4-0 in favor of referring the East Town Redevelopment Plan back to the Planning Commission for more comments and data.

The Excelsior Planning Commission voted 5-0 June 26 in favor of the city council referring the plan back to the commission, in order to gather more data and consider changing the city’s zoning code to halt any development even after the moratorium ends Tuesday, Sept. 5.

The moratorium was created to halt any development and allow the city time to gather public input on what development residents would like for East Town. It was also brought about by the city’s desire to sell the 810 Excelsior Blvd. property and the sale of the Bayview Event Center.

The event center sold for $4.25 million this summer to Locorr Fund Management, with the desire of creating office space on the upper level of the center. The new owners are till considering uses on the lower levels of the Bayview Event Center and Bayside Grille.

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