By Gavin Johnson, WCJB TV20 News
Many say the proposed development Hatchet Creek would change East Gainesville and the entire city went before City Commissioners again Wednesday night, but this time commissioners and the developer seemed to be basically on the same page.
Back in October Gainesville City Commissioners approved the developer's application but told him he couldn't build the number of homes he wanted. So Rob Simensky went back to the drawing board and presented commissioners with a new plan. Simensky told commissioners he would like to build on the entire five hundred acre property rather than the three hundred acres commissioners limited him to back in October. He also proposed modifications to road access. Simensky says he'll agree to keep a limit on the number of drive thrus the development will have.
There were some deep disagreements over parts of the proposal, and members of the airport authority have spoken out strongly against the new proposal.
Commissioners decided to continue the meeting at a later date.
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