By Emily Bregel | Arizona Daily Star
Some neighbors and environmentalists object to the project, which they say will encroach on an important wildlife corridor used by inhabitants of the nearby national park.
For the third time since 2014, Marana’s planning commission has voted to recommend approval for a controversial plan to turn a historic dude ranch into a 178-home subdivision.
But this time, the advisory board’s Wednesday night vote — which is only a recommendation to the Town Council — was not unanimous.
Eighteen members of the public addressed the commission about the plan to rezone the Lazy K Bar Guest Ranch, but not one voiced support for it.
Commissioner Marcia Jakab said that changed her vote to a “nay.”