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The Valley Breeze Pawtucket 04-07-2021

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8 PAWTUCKET APRIL 7-13, 2021 | VALLEY BREEZE | PAWTUCKET EDITION One self-storage facility is proposed at 602 Mineral Spring Ave., and offi- cials have confirmed that another one is planned for a former medical build- ing previously owned by Memorial Hospital at 555 Prospect St. On April 20 at 6 p.m., the City Planning Commission will hold a remote public hearing on Zoom to review a proposed development proj- ect at 602-650 Mineral Spring Ave., with applicant SAFStor Real Estate Co. proposing to build a self-storage facility with designated loading and 12 surface parking spaces. The property is located next to Lorraine Mills and near the city's waste transfer station. According to Assistant Planning Director Jay Rosa, the Planning Commission may vote at the con- clusion of the April 20 meeting to approve, approve with conditions, or deny the proposed project. Property owners within 200 feet were receiving notices this week about the project. Anyone who wants to have a staff member go over the plans with them can call 401-728- 0500. The project is limited in scope due to the presence of wetlands and grade changes on the property. Officials have emphasized to the developers that they want to see this property and area near San Antonio Way significantly upgraded to be more aesthetically appealing, includ- ing removal of the fence, new land- scaping, and upgrades to pavement STORAGE From Page One Plans show where the self-storage facility would go near the Lorraine Mills in Pawtucket. A rendering shows what the Mineral Spring Avenue storage facility, proposed for a blighted site, could look like. Continues on next page

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