Tom Kurrie said Phase I has a structural issue and Phase II of
the proposed Moody Housing has a sinkhole,
the 13 August 2013 Lowndes County Commission Regular Session.
Tom Kurrie spoke for
the rezoning for Phase I,
first giving something unknown to the County Clerk,
and then saying:
Bill Holland and I are the applicants,
we represent the owner of the property, the Howard Dasher Company,
as well as the developers of the property, Balfour Beatty Communities.
The ubiquitous Bill Holland had spoken the previous morning
in the Work Session.
This time, Kurrie
said the project had been in the makings for over two years.
(Funny how the county didn’t tell us about it until they were ready
to rush it through.)
He said it was for “prestige housing” for base personnel.
He said it was unusual in being 8 miles west of Moody AFB.
He introduced Ron Nestor, Senior Vice President of Balfour Beatty,
and said it was a public-private partnership.
And use would be restricted to Air Force personnel.
We’d already heard about such restrictions at
the Planning Commission.
He said it would be a “gated community”.
We’ll see if that actually happens this time, unlike at
Nelson Hill just up Val Del Road;
you can see both locations on this map:
Kurrie also mentioned professor Noll and geotechnical issues such
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