Lake Elsinore City Council meeting revisits development project

A public hearing on a proposed commercial mixed-use project in Lake Elsinore drew many comments from concerned residents at the Aug. 9 City Council meeting. Valley News/Courtesy photo
The Lake Elsinore Aug. 9 City Council meeting held a Public Hearing that had been continued from last month’s meeting. The subject was the proposed “Bamiyan Marketplace,” a new mixed-use commercial and residential development on a 12.60-acre site at the northwest corner of Grand Avenue and State Route 74/Ortega Highway.After the Planning Commission originally heard the project Feb. 1, seven people spoke in opposition to the project and several comment letters about the project were also received. The Commission continued the project to Feb. 15 and March 1 to allow the applicant time to address all the issues raised. These included impacts on the views of the existing homes, increased traffic impacts on Macy Street, safety, property maintenance and noise. The applicant revised the
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