City Council tables request for Colleyville senior living development

A site for senior living facility was proposed in Colleyville. (Rendering courtesy city of Colleyville)
A site for senior living facility was proposed in Colleyville. (Rendering courtesy city of Colleyville)

A site for senior living facility was proposed in Colleyville. (Rendering courtesy city of Colleyville)

Colleyville City Council has tabled a request for an 18.45-acre development proposing to construct a new senior living center for the area.

Council discussed the first reading for the rezoning request at its March 3 meeting. The land—currently undeveloped—is located at 913 Cheek-Sparger Road, 3808 Wayne Drive and 3900 Bedford Court. The proposed senior living community would be restricted to people age 55 and older and would include 164 independent living units, 32 assisted living units, and 24 memory care units, for a total of 220 units, according to meeting documents.

The current zoning would require the developer to improve the intersection of Cheek-Sparger and Bedford Road/Bedford Court with a roundabout. The applicant would also add a right-turn-only lane to northbound Wayne where it intersects with Check-Sparger, officials said.

Council discussed the project and voiced several concerns with the development, including possible problems with drainage, traffic and emergency services access.

During the public hearing, residents expressed similar concerns.

After an hour and a half of discussion, City Council ultimately chose to table the item and bring it back during a work session at a later date to discuss more of the technical questions on design. Residents will have the opportunity to speak on this project during the work session as well.

By Miranda Jaimes
Miranda has been in the North Texas area since she graduated from Oklahoma Christian University in 2014. She reported and did design for a daily newspaper in Grayson County before she transitioned to a managing editor role for three weekly newspapers in Collin County. She joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2017 covering Tarrant County news, and is now back in Collin County as the editor of the Frisco and McKinney editions.


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