Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers Urge NCCo Council to Reject Shopping Center

Filed in National by on February 6, 2013

The fight back against overdevelopment continues. Six bipartisan Newark area lawmakers have signed a letter urging the County Council not to rezone the Stoprya tract of land on the north side of Kirkwood Highway. And when I think of a stretch of New Castle County that cannot handle any more development, I think of Kirkwood Highway. Here is the letter:

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  1. Jason330 says:

    I like this idea.

    And to proponents who say the project is good for economic development, Baumbach says….

    “If we need economic development, then we should be redeveloping the dark areas, the non-used areas, the vacancies up and down, redo shopping centers.”

    There are just as many well paying jobs in redevelopment as in development.

  2. Linda says:

    After the fiasco of Barley Mill and all its “alleged” criminal implications . . . I hope the Council listens to the residents . . .