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The Broadmoor Bluffs Neighborhood Association's chairman, Dan Martin, declined to comment after the vote, saying only that he's "disappointed" in the decision. @csgazette
The Broadmoor Bluffs Neighborhood Association "absolutely" plans to appeal that decision to the #COS City Council, said its treasurer, Cynthia Grey. @csgazette
BREAKING: The Colorado Springs Planning Commission votes 6-2 to deny a bid by the Broadmoor Bluffs Neighborhood Association to halt development of The Ridge apartments. The association had appealed a planning department's approval of the The Ridge's development plan. @csgazette
Murphy also says that improvements to the site, done by his company, would improve stormwater management on it, while improving stability of the soil by updating its infrastructure. @csgazette
Murphy says that he will not develop the property and sell it. Rather, it's a "develop and hold" strategy. Also, he says resident safety is paramount. "If we didn't take resident safety seriously, we wouldn’t be in this business,” he said. @csgazette
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