Vince Schneider of Foxborough Avenue sums up the sense of
a well-attended meeting (7PM Thursday July 8 2010)
at which residents said they don’t want a McDonalds at the entrance to the Foxborough neighborhood. Vince will be speaking at the County Commission meeting Tuesday at 5:30 PM July 13, and also at the work session Monday at 8:30AM July 12.
I spent a few hours walking around Foxborough Ave. and Amberley Trail
this afternoon, just south of North Valdosta Road.
Did you know there’s a McDonalds proposed for Foxborough Ave.,
with a second entrance off of Old US 41?
I didn’t until this afternoon.
The McDonalds project on N. Valdosta Road next to the Foxborough entrance should be finalized soon….
Neighbors immediately to the south of the project say that:
This property has not yet closed. Projected closing is the first week of August.
Corporate McDonalds says construction will begin in October.
They also tell me this will be a 24 hour a day 7 day a week fast food restaurant.
Numerous residents mentioned safety concerns about the added traffic on
the Foxborough Ave. entrance to the subdivision,
and about pulling people off of I-75 into their neighborhood.
They’re holding a neighborhood meeting about it tomorrow (Thursday 8 July):
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