Allen County commissioners will vote today on whether to rezone a site near Woodburn to make way for a truck stop.
The rezoning petition involves a little more than 25 acres at the southwest corner of the U.S. 24 and Indiana 101 interchange.
Petitioners are requesting a change from agriculture to commercial interchange for a Love’s Travel Stop and other future commercial development.
The Allen County Plan Commission held a public hearing on the matter in November that was continued at the December meeting, said Michelle Wood, senior planner for the Department of Planning Services.
Seven people from Woodburn and a Fort Wayne resident spoke against the rezoning, according to hearing documents.
The Plan Commission will make a recommendation to approve the rezoning petition, based on its findings, Wood said.
County commissioners will have the final say.
Other issues on today’s agenda include:
A petition to rezone 2.7 acres on the east side of the 5200 to 5300 block of Indiana 101 from planned general industrial to suburban residential to allow residential uses.
The Allen County Community Development Corp., an organization that offers economic development programs and incentives to existing and new county-based businesses, will have its annual meeting.