Monday’s Board of Zoning Adjustments meeting concerning JB Swift’s late-in-the-game approval for their mostly built facility expansion has been extended to August 31 at 8:30am. In a normal meeting like Monday’s, each side is allotted 15 minutes for testimony, but because of the complicated nature of this important case, the BOZA members voted to dedicate an entire meeting to the important issue.
While it’s going to be difficult to wait nearly two more months to hear a decision on one of the biggest concerns facing Louisville today, it does appear the BOZA is attempting to give the issue due concern. This decision, whether it sets in motion the relocation process for Swift or it continues down the same road of expanded facilities at the current Butchertown site, will profoundly impact the development and growth of Louisville for decades to come. It’s important this one doesn’t get screwed up.
Both sides submitted lengthy documents to the Board already, and each has been given extra time to prepare more material for the upcoming meeting. We’ll keep you posted when we learn more. Meanwhile, stay caught up with previous coverage of the ongoing situation:
- JB Swift Company Faces BOZA Monday (July 6) (Broken Sidewalk)
- JB Swift Meets With Butchertown Over Illegal Expansion (Broken Sidewalk)
- JB Swift Starts Butchertown Expansion Without Approval (Broken Sidewalk)
- Butchertownâ€™s Swift Plant Still Stinking Up The Room (Broken Sidewalk)