City Council to hold several public hearings tonight

The Plano City Council will hold several public hearings during its Jan. 11 meeting. During the hearings, City Council will consider resolutions to support builder applications for a 9 percent housing tax credit through the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.

The meeting starts at 7 p.m., with a preliminary meeting scheduled to take place immediately after council's 5 p.m. workshop at Municipal Center, 1520 K Ave.

Other items for discussion include:

  • Consider a rezoning request for 61 acres at the southwest corner of Park Boulevard and Alma Drive for the development of approximately 70 patio homes (applicant: Pitman Partners LTD)

  • Consider an appeal of the Planning and Zoning Commission's  denial of a concept plan for 413 multifamily housing units to be built on 16 acres on the east side of Alma Drive south of Park Boulevard (applicant: Plano Riverwalk Development Partners, LTD)

  • Council members will also receive a briefing by city staff on the new open carry laws during its preliminary meeting.