The former Germantown Country Club property is one step closer to becoming Glasgow Planned Development, a neighborhood of more than 300 homes.
Germantown Board of Mayor and Aldermen unanimously approved Monday an outline for the Glasgow development. The board also held a public hearing where four people voiced their concerns and thoughts on the redevelopment of the former country club site.
“This is a tremendous opportunity,” Alderman Jon McCreery said. “It’s not often that the city gets an opportunity for a piece of property within their borders like this centered in the middle.”
The board members voiced their approval of the project’s outline, but McCreery and Mayor Mike Palazzolo emphasized these are not final site plans and modifications are possible.
Although the meeting room was filled with residents listening in on the Glasgow item, only four spoke during the public hearing asking about things like floodplains affecting neighboring properties, adding a school to relieve pressure on Germantown Municipal School District and construction.
Developer Spence Ray with the Farmington-Kimbrough Development Group — which was specifically created for this project — answered the board’s and residents’ questions.
“Hopefully, this is something that people from other cities…