BALLSTON – Representatives for McDonald’s appeared before the Ballston Planning Board on Wednesday to present a redesigned site plan for the restaurant on Route 50, looking to move ahead with rebuilding the location six months after Walmart cancelled plans to develop a new store behind McDonald’s.
Smart Growth Ballston applauds Walmart’s decision not to develop a big-box store in the Town of Ballston. As a result, Ballston now has another chance to pursue growth that community residents actually want – growth that preserves the community’s character, promotes locally-owned businesses, and adheres to the smart-growth vision of the Town’s Comprehensive Plan.
BALLSTON – Walmart’s Director of Corporate Communications for the Northeast Division released a statement Wednesday announcing that the company had decided not to move forward with plans to develop a new store in the Town behind the McDonald’s on Route 50.
As a resident of Ballston Spa, I have mixed feeling of the Wal-Mart that will be coming to town. For the businesses of downtown Ballston Spa, I have some advice: get ready. In my opinion, the big box store will not take away your
Smart Growth Ballston has decided not to sue to overturn the Ballston Planning Board’s recent decision to issue a negative declaration for the Walmart development. We still consider the board’s decision a clear violation of the State Environmental Quality Review Act, a breach of the Comprehensive Plan,
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