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Stop Walmart development in Decatur, GA

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Selig enterprises is attempting to revitalize Suburban Plaza on N. Decatur Road between Church St. and Medlock just northeast of the Decatur, Georgia city limit. For years, the center has languished. There is a great deal of concern from both residents and small businesses regarding the resulting traffic congestion at the neighboring intersections and potential neighborhood traffic calming methods that may be implemented. Added traffic will impact ambulance access to two major hospitals, as well as two main Decatur Bicycle Network corridors. According to a traffic survey commissioned by Selig, the opening of the Walmart will create over 14,000 trips per day. Walmart states that there will be 6-8 Walmart semi-truck deliveries per day, but cannot state how many additional vendor trucks there will be daily (Frito-Lay, Coca-Cola, etc). Their representative has also stated that they cannot guarantee the routes that the truck drivers will take through the surrounding neighborhoods. I ask that you deny the parking variance sought by Selig Enterprises for Walmart in a public hearing to the Dekalb County Zoning Board of Appeals which is to take place on Wednesday, December 14, 2011 at 1PM in the Maloof Auditorium at 1300 Commerce Drive, Decatur.

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