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Public hearing set for school board rezoning request

Waynesville's Planning Board made a positive recommendation on April 26. Waynesville's Planning Board made a positive recommendation on April 26. File photo

As first reported in The Smoky Mountain News, Haywood County Schools has proposed a multi-million dollar consolidation of several auxiliary services on a 28-acre parcel off Ratcliff Cove Road. For that to happen, the parcel must first be rezoned.

On April 26, Waynesville’s Planning Board gave the rezoning a favorable recommendation — with stipulations — but ultimately, it’s up to the Waynesville Town Council to give the final OK. As part of that process, Council will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, May 23, 2023 at 6 p.m. or as closely thereafter as possible in the Town Hall Board Room located at 9 South Main St., in Waynesville. Public comment will be accepted during the public hearing. For more information contact the Development Services Department at: 828.356.1172, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., mail: 9 South Main St., Suite 110, Waynesville, NC, 28786.

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