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Smith Farm

Photo from Granger, Thagard and Associates website

Two buyers purchased the property at auction. One plans to preserve scenic views; another reportedly eyeing development of new subdivision. Read more

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    Hoover City Administrator Allan Rice, a member of the Hoover Planning and Zoning Commission (center), speaks during a hearing about a request to rezone 5.6 acres of the old Smith dairy farm in Bluff Park so a developer can get a few more homes on the property. The commission voted 6-3 in favor of the developer's request, with the condition that the subdivision not exceed 47 houses.

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    A large crowd turned out for the Jan. 13, 2020, meeting of the Hoover Planning and Zoning Commission. The commission voted 6-3 to recommend the City Council rezone 5.6 acres of the old Smith dairy farm in Bluff Park so a developer can get a few more homes on the property.

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    Bluff Park resident Robin Schultz speaks to the Hoover Planning and Zoning Commission on Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, about a developer's request to rezone 5.6 acres of the old Smith dairy farm in Bluff Park to make way for a new subdivision. The commission voted 6-3 in favor of the developer's request, with the condition that the subdivision not exceed 47 houses.

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    Bluff Park resident Richard Morse speaks at a meeting of the Hoover Planning and Zoning Commission on Jan. 13, 2020, regarding a rezoning case for the old Smith dairy farm in Bluff Park. Morse said he didn't see a major problem with the developer's request to build up to 47 houses on 26.4 acres.

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    Developer Lance Kitchesn of CK Enterprises, talks to the Hoover Planning and Zoning Commission about his request to rezone 5.6 acres of the old Smith dairy farm in Bluff Park to make way for a new subdivision. The commission voted 6-3 to recommend the City Council approve his request, with the condition that the development not exceed 47 houses.

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    Hoover Councilman Mike Shaw, a member of the Hoover Planning and Zoning Commission, speaks about a request to rezone 5.6 acres of the old Smith dairy farm in Bluff Park so a developer can get a few more homes on the property. The commission voted 6-3 in favor of the developer's request on Monday, Jan. 13, 2020.

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