ELK GROVE (CBS13) — The City of Elk Grove’s planning commission has rejected plans to build the city’s first hospital.
Dozens of people voiced their concerns over the California Northstate University’s proposal during an hours-long meeting Thursday night.READ MORE: 5-Year-Old Boy With Cystic Fibrosis Recovers From COVID-19
Some people against the plan voiced concerns about the possible environmental impact on the nearby Stone Lake National Wildlife Refuge. Others voiced concerns over traffic and noise.READ MORE: Gov. Newsom, Lawmakers Reach Deal To Get California Children Back In Classrooms
The vote was 3-0 to deny the plans. Commissioners claimed CNU did not do proper community outreach and also noted inconsistencies in the testimony for the project. Further, commissioners said many of the materials published by CNU did not appear to be achievable in their timeline.
The commission is now recommending that city councilmembers deny the proposal as well.MORE NEWS: After Lead Investor Backs Out Of MLS Deal, Sac Republic FC President Steps Down
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