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New Housing Taking Shape, Debated

The Kimball City Council conducted six public hearings at its Tuesday, April 16, meeting. The hearings were to subdivide and rezone three specific areas destined for new housing.

The Lighthouse subdivision, owned by Clean Harbors, Inc., located west of Highway 71 and south of Kimball’s Ninth Street, was re-platted and rezoned to include a mix of single-family and multifamily districts.

The only comment received was from council candidate Austin Garner. He said that “there was a missed opportunity” because a park and a walking trail should be located on that side of town or incorporated into th...