Bettendorf and Davenport residents push back on proposed subdivision straddling city lines | Local News

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Residents questioned the place water drainage could be, commented that the proposed dense growth didn’t meet a provision in metropolis code as a result of it didn’t match the density of the encircling neighborhood, and apprehensive extra vehicles and heavy development tools may put on out the roads and be extra hazardous for present residents.

The proposed growth would change the grade of a wooded ravine, requiring areas to be stuffed in and leveled out.

The 38 houses, as of the plan submitted and despatched again to the developer for revisions final week, are densely packed villas that may be geared towards seniors desirous to downsize or reside in a one-level dwelling, Dolan stated.

Entrances to the cul-de-sac are at present deliberate to be an extension of Crestline Drive and an outlet of Lincoln Street close to Kimberly, roads that are in Davenport’s jurisdiction. However 28 of the 38 heaps could be in Bettendorf metropolis limits.

Davenport resident Sean Liddell, 44, thinks town of Davenport will foot the prices of the damage and tear of the streets with out a lot profit to town. Development tools will journey out and in of slim Davenport streets through the constructing course of, sporting on residential roads, though many of the homes might be on Bettendorf’s tax rolls.

“The Davenport property permits them to loosen the belt and is actually the one shot they must develop this Bettendorf land,” stated Liddell, who was an alderman in Moline earlier than shifting to Davenport. “Davenport actually suffers as a result of they need to use our present tiny residential streets, put much more visitors on them, put a multi-year intrusion on the Davenport residents and Bettendorf will get to reap the monetary advantages with the tax base.”

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