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City planning commission recommends approval of rezone request

SHERIDAN — Despite objections from residents who said the plan stands to increase traffic in their neighborhood, the Sheridan Planning Commission on Monday evening recommended the approval of a rezone request by First Federal Savings Bank that stands to affect more than 10,000 square feet of land on Illinois Street south of Coffeen Avenue.

If ultimately approved, the land in question could change from its current residential classification to a business designation.

Bank representatives said business levels have increased in recent years, necessitating a new administrative building and parking lot. The plan now goes to three separate readings before the full City Council.

Read more in Tuesday’s edition of The Sheridan Press.

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Paolo Cisneros

Paolo Cisneros joined The Sheridan Press staff in August 2012. He covers business, energy and public safety. A Chicago native, he graduated with a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2011.

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