Ronnie L. Collins, President, Alice Bell/Springhill Neighborhood Association, writes:
"The above photo is of a recent addition to the Alice Bell/Springhill neighborhoods. The location is at the corner of Washington Pike and Mall Road, just at the Washington Pike exit of I-640. It is one of the main entrances into our communities.
In the fall of 2011 a cell tower was proposed for this site. Our organization got a postponement at MPC and met with the developer. We tried to suggest some other locations close to this location that would not be so visible. We hired a lawyer that negotiated with the cell tower builder, and this is what became of those negotiations.
It is a much better alternative to what could have been built on this property. It just shows that people need to stand up and not just accept what is being proposed."
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