By Wes Grunden | Sonoran News
On the third try, the proposed General Plan made it past the Cave Creek Town Council and will now go to voters on August 28. After months of hearings and work by the Planning Commission, the General Plan first appeared before the Town Council during their March 5 meeting. Two work sessions and two Council meetings later if it makes its way to the Town’s registered voters.
During the Public Hearing, Bruce Arlen spoke in favor of several aspects of the plan including dark skies provisions, specification that no trails will become roads, and wording that states that no land owner will be deprived of property rights on the basis of proposed trails. However, Arlen had some concerns about wording in other parts of the document. Several of those concerns were addressed and changes to wording were recommended by Town Attorney Bill Sims later in the hearing and accepted by the Council