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Homewood votes down rezoning for trucking depot

A proposed trucking warehouse hit a major pothole Tuesday as the Homewood village board voted down a proposal to rezone the property to make way for the project. 

“Nowhere in our comprehensive plan has it ever said that a loud, diesel-fueled, smog-inducing, tree-killing and road-wrecking trucking hub would be a good idea for our future development,” Trustee Lisa Purcell said. 

Homewood originally approved a settlement with Diversified Partners of Arizona on Jan. 26 after the firm petitioned to disconnect from the village. The developer planned to build a distribution . . .

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