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By Victoria Stephens
THE CHRONICLE 

'Humans, not property'

Patrician Mobile Home Park fate undecided

 

September 12, 2019

VICTORIA STEPHENS/THE CHRONICLE

The Patrician Mobile Home Park on Beltline and Game Farm Roads is the center of a debate in conflicting views for redevelopment and housing in Springfield.

SPRINGFIELD - Citizens filled the seats and lined the walls in the Springfield City Council Chambers for the Sept. 3 council meeting.

More than 30 people spoke on the possible rezoning of 13.6 acres of land between Beltline and Game Farm Road – the current location of Patrician, a 55-and-over mobile home park.

Several came to the podium with the assistance of a wheelchair, walker, cane or powerchair. With 130 residents, the park is largely comprised of veterans, disabled people, low-income people and elderly people – with some residents being in their 90s.

The argument in support of the...



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