Kings Beach group suing over commercial core
November 3, 2008
A Kings Beach group has filed suit over the commercial core project.
The Kings Beach Business and Citizens Alliance, which supports the four-lane and traffic light alternative for Highway 28 through Kings Beach, is suing Placer County for the recent board of supervisor’s decision in favor of three lanes and roundabouts.
In a press release, the group states the suit alleges errors in the environmental review process.
The group contends the four-lane alternative would allow sidewalks, water quality improvements, and enhance aesthetics without adding traffic congestion and cut-through traffic in neighborhoods.
The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency Advisory Planning Commission and Placer County Planning Commission approved the three-lane alternative earlier in the year, but it was then rejected by the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency Board.
The Placer County Board of Supervisors then approved the three-lane alternative, and the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency Board voted to reconsider their vote.
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The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency board is expected to vote on the project at a future meeting.