Pollard project discussion triggers environmental, security and safety concerns

AnnGardner Eubank

by AnnGardner Eubank

IRVINGTON—Additional lodging options for transient guests are likely coming to Irvington in the near future as Albert Pollard Jr. continues to develop his 73 Seafood Lane property.

Following a discussion Tuesday, October 12, during the planning commission’s first joint public hearing in conjunction with the town council regarding Pollard’s request for a conditional use permit (CUP), the commission unanimously, 5-0, recommended council approve the CUP.

Those voting in favor included commission members Brian Forrester, Tom Chapman, Julie Harris, Steve Kimmeth and Phil Robinson. Lee Hood Capps was absent from the meeting and Pollard abstained from voting.

According to Pollard, who purchased the property in 2019, the parcel was formerly a site for petroleum transfers from….

Town council authorizes CUP

IRVINGTON—In a unanimous 5-0 decision, Irvington Town Council on Thursday, October 14, approved a conditional use permit (CUP) authorizing Albert Pollard Jr. to construct six guest cottages and a gathering pavilion at 73 Seafood Lane in Irvington.

Council members voting in favor included Anthony Marchetti, Wayne Nunnally, Bonnie Schaschek, Dudley Patteson, and Jackie Brown. Chris Braly was absent.

Pollard’s short-term rental cottages will….

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