Walmart Clears Rezoning Hurdle in Bella Vista
For more than one hour Bella Vista residents poured out their hearts begging their city council members to take more time to consider traffic, safety and convenience issues regarding a proposed Walmart Neighborhood Market along U.S. 71 and Oldham Drive.
But it seemed the council — at least five of the six aldermen — were anxious to put this volatile issue to bed, defeating a motion made by Alderman Jerry Snow to table any vote for 90 days to allow for a complete traffic impact study.
The council approved a rezoning request with a 5-1 majority with little discussion after waiving the second and third readings of the ordinance. Snow was the dissenting vote. Click here to read the full story from our partners at TheCityWire.com.