During its May 27th meeting, held via video conference, the Grain Valley Board of Aldermen voted to approve a conditional use permit for Missouri Made Marijuana LLC to operate a medical marijuana cultivation facility on approximately 6 acres located at the east end of South Outer Belt Road on the south side of Interstate 70 and north of the Penny’s Concrete facility. The project’s engineer indicated construction on the facility, which will include three separate buildings, will begin immediately.
The Board also approved a change of zoning on approximately 3.1 acres from District C-2 (General Business) to District M-1 (Light Industrial to allow for the a custom manufacturing business, AvidAir, to occupy the located north of R.D. Mize at 1206 Pavilion Drive. AvidAir, currently based in Lee’s Summit, overhauls and repairs compressor case assemblies in aircraft helicopters.
The final development plan for the Lofts at Old Towne Market Place was unanimously approved. The development, located at Garden Street and SW Eagles Parkway, will include 154 rental units and a mixed-use indoor amenity center. In other business, the Board approved a resolution reappointing Mike Switzer and Justin Tyson to the Industrial Development Authority Corporation of the City for six-year terms. The Board also approved the reappointment of Becky Gray, Charles Harris, and Jared English to the Grain Valley Parks and Recreation Board for three year terms.
In staff reports, it was announced the annual Community Development event, scheduled for June 18th, has been canceled. The City’s annual clean-up event has been postponed to Saturday, September 26th, with the Senior curbside pickup scheduled for September 24th—25th.
The next Board of Aldermen meeting will be held via video conference on June 8th at 7:00pm.