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Brooke commission nixes request

Weirton Redevelopment Authority denied bid to extend Southern Redevelopment District

March 27, 2013

WELLSBURG — The Brooke County Commission on Tuesday denied a request by the Weirton Redevelopment Authority to extend its Southern Redevelopment District and was asked to consider the extension of......

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Mar-27-13 12:37 PM

a simple request to ease a growing problem and make our area safer has been nixed because of a power play or as is always the case its my ball and I say no. the residents lose and pay the cost while the county is safe in the south. Holiday cove is burned as is the city and residence of Weirton. Perhaps we should petition to be annexed to Hancock county? we would get better services and be heard.

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Mar-30-13 10:36 AM

Interesting diligent review of this request. But County Commissioner Jim Andreozzi was unconvinced, saying, "I don't see a need for that request at this time. There may be a need in the future."

What qualifies him to see "the need" better that the REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

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