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According to the latest issue of the City’s mailing, “The Bridge,” we all need to be educated on the rules, laws and ordinances that come into play when developing a piece of property.

I would again like to pointedly address the visceral concerns of the 19 families who live in Oak Grove Court and on Elk Street South regarding the proposed multi-family structures behind our homes.

Many parents and concerned citizens may not be aware that our Belle Plaine Schools do not have a School Resource Officer.

With my 33 years of experience as a member of the Belle Plaine Fire Department, I have concerns with the apartment building being considered on Elk Street.

Over the past months, citizens of Belle Plaine have heard and read a great deal about the serious concerns associated with the proposed two 36-unit apartment buildings at 561 Elk Street S.

On Wednesday, January 31, at 7:30 p.m., the Friends of Rush River (FORR) met at the Henderson RoadHaus Event Center.

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