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Ron Clark Pulls Land Use Applications

The developer reportedly plans to resubmit revised applications.

After last Tuesday, developer Ron Clark Construction & Design has withdrawn its rezoning and replatting applications for the second time.

According to an e-mail from , the developer pulled the application Friday. The , which to include the request to purchase additional city-owned land for the development.

"I don’t know exactly what this means for tonight; I’m presuming there will not be a vote," Stark wrote. "I am also nearly certain that the item will be stricken from the Planning Commission agenda for April 23."

Stark also attached the e-mail from Ron Clark, owner of Ron Clark Construction & Design, in which he asked to withdraw the applications.

"Please with draw our land use application for rezoning and replating the subject property as of today," Clark wrote. "We plan to revise the application and resubmit it based on further comments we have received from policy makers."

With Clark's withdrawal of the applications, the review process stops. Once new applications are submitted, the process will start over.

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Caitlin Burgess April 16, 2012 at 08:53 PM
Ron Clark did confirm that he would be in attendance at tonight's meeting. He also told me there should be results from a housing study discussed by city officials.
Richfield Commoners United May 16, 2012 at 07:49 PM
"People have this idea that there are going to be people living there who don't have jobs and don't have income," said Stark, who specified that "affordable housing" is not the same as the much-stigmatized Section 8 housing. Plans at the Pillsbury development call for one Section 8 unit, Stark said.http://www.mnsun.com/articles/2011/11/22/headlines/ri24pillsbury.txt
Richfield Commoners United May 29, 2012 at 06:02 PM
So lets drag the city residents around and around, Thank you for being the developer you are. My be the city of Richfield will name a gift shop after you like they did in EDINA. for " AN excellent way to win hearts and minds developer" here in Richfield...oh yea we dont have a Art Gift shop but if you have your way we will have the very first SECTION 42 Shelter..Please visit http://ci.edina.mn.us/content/facilities/art_center/facilities/clark_gift_shop/index.htm
Richfield Commoners United June 01, 2012 at 02:31 PM
So now we need to ask if TIF sheds some tax dollars to the school system. In all Ron Clark will only pay $3900. per year in taxes on the land for 30 years, what will the school get in cash for the next 30 years? The next question that should be asked is this, Kennisington Place on 76th and Lyndale was given $500K in up front TIF but now the courts have decided that Richfield was a second mortgage and we not getting one cent back ? How much did the school system loose on that one? Ron Clark is the only one walking away with the cash in hand!
Richfield Commoners United June 06, 2012 at 02:08 AM
http://richfield.patch.com/articles/poll-does-the-city-know-what-it-s-doing-with-housing?ncid=newsltuspatc00000001

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