Hospital proposes new hospice facility

Published 12:00 am Sunday, January 23, 2011

Hospital proposes new hospice facility
By Emily Ford
Rowan Regional Medical Center plans to ask the city to allow development of a 14-bed Rowan County Hospice facility.
The proposed 15,287-square-foot building would stand at 1229 Statesville Blvd., along the south side of the street and across from the intersection with Meadowbrook Road.
The hospitalís request will go before the Salisbury Planning Board at 4 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall, 217 S. Main St.
The hospital will request an amendment to the cityís Land Development Ordinance & Land Development District Map by rezoning approximately 6 acres to amend an existing Conditional District Overlay, permitting the development the facility.
The Planning Board agenda also includes district map amendments requested by the following:
Penny and Terry Sides, to rezone approximately one-half acre at 601 Faith Road from Urban Residential to Residential Mixed-Use.
City of Salisbury, to rezone approximately 17 acres, or 15 parcels, along multiple streets west of Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. from General Residential and Corridor Mixed-Use to Light Industrial.
The location includes industrial properties located along Mildred Avenue, Lumber Street, Railroad Street, and East Harrison Street, including such businesses as Goodman Lumber, Akzo Nobel and Graham Roofing.
Jake Alexander/A&H Investments Inc., to rezone .86 acres at 825 E. Liberty St. from Urban residential to Corridor Mixed-Use.
The location is vacant property located at the corner of East Liberty Street and North Arlington Street.
Contact reporter Emily Ford at 704-797-4264.