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Monday, March 30, 2015

Old Taylor Road

Aldermen nix Old Taylor rezoning request

The Oxford Board of Aldermen denied a request to rezone 30 acres for a student housing development by failing to make a motion to approve it.

 (March 18, 2015, Page 1, 3)

City planners nix Old Taylor Road rezoning

Yet another developer seeking to rezone property on Old Taylor Road from County Estates to Multi-Family residential was denied Monday by the Oxford Planning Commission.

 (March 10, 2015, Page 1, 12)

Growth — in a controlled manner

The Oxford Planning Commission and board of aldermen face an ongoing challenge with controlling development and building, and it’s good to see the two working together to evaluate applications from those wishing to build in the LOU community. (February 13, 2015, Page 4A)

Rezone request denied

The Oxford Planning Commission denied a request Monday  to rezone property on Old Taylor Road from Country Estate to Multi-Unit for a proposed student housing development. (February 10, 2015, Page 1, 12)

City approves zoning requests

The Oxford Board of Aldermen approved several zoning changes, as well as new zoning districts for land south of South Lamar and in the Grand Oaks subdivision during their regular meeting Tuesday night. (January 7, 2015, Page 1A)

OPD offers more info about roundabouts

Since the construction of the new Old Taylor Road bridge roundabouts, local law enforcement officers and city officials have fielded phone calls and emails from people who found the new roundabouts difficult and confusing. (October 2, 2014, Page 1A)

Roundabouts ahead of schedule

MDOT announced Wednesday that the Old Taylor Road roundabouts and new bridge will be opened for traffic in August. (July 25, 2014, Page 1A)

City unhappy with tree trimming

MDOT plans to replant some trees after having to remove hundreds during the construction of the Old Taylor roundabouts and the upcoming West Jackson/Highway 6 intersection. (July 11, 2014, Page 1)

Old Taylor bridge to be closed Monday

The Old Taylor Road bridge will be closed Monday for the summer while MDOT widens the bridge in preparation for new roundabouts at each end of the bridge. A temporary bypass has been built from Old Taylor Road, crossing through the former Whirlpool complex, and connecting to Coliseum Boulevard. (May 9, 2014, Page 1A, 9A)

Parking meters for Taylor Road?

City officials toss around the idea for parking meters on Taylor Road and University Place that they consider a city road to help raise funds for new roads. (April 8, 2014, Page 1)

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