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New downtown zone gets planning OK


Despite misgivings expressed by some downtown business owners the Rosemount Planning Commission voted last week to recommend the city council adopt a new Downtown Zoning Ordinance, after tabling the item on Oct. 26.

The commission tabled the item to allow staff, time to address issues brought up by business owner Don Sinnwell. Time didn't seem to change much, though, as the commission recommended the ordinance with only one slight change.

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Emily Zimmer
Emily Zimmer has worked as a staff writer for the Rosemount Town Pages since 2007. She has a degree in journalism from Minnesota State University, Mankato. Outside of work, Emily enjoys running, reading and gardening. You can follow Emily's gardening adventures at the Areavoices blog East of Weedin'
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