Neighbor Kevin Saylor also had concerns that the council could make a provisional zoning change, but City Attorney Joni Keith said the council cannot make provisional requests of individuals, according to City Code.
"I certainly understand why the council wants to reward a longstanding neighbor," Saylor said. "That I get."
But he said he doesn't understand how the council could approve a zoning change request when the business owner "was in no way ready to commit" to any plans or details on how the business would change or expand.
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