Moratorium up on large-scale student housing in WL? Delayed debate returns near Purdue
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From the Debates Delayed file, here’s one to watch this week …
There was so much to talk about after the West Lafayette City Council meeting in May – debates over tax abatements for Rolls-Royce’s $204 million facilities near Purdue (which will be back for a second round this week); the city contributions to stipends for remote workers relocating here for the Work From Purdue program; an unsuccessful bid to stop the police department from using facial recognition software – that the headline the next day boiled down to: Where to start …
Just as big might have been what didn’t happen that night.
Heading into what was billed as the first test of the city’s willingness to return to large, student-oriented housing projects – each with some sort of retail component – representatives for two developers went to the podium that night and asked to wait a month.
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