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City planning to consider expansions, new businesses

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The City of Madera Planning Commission will consider requests to allow short-term urban farming, expand a car dealership and a supermarket, remodel an eatery and build a pharmacy at its meeting 6 p.m. Tuesday in the City Hall Council Chambers.

The first item on the agenda is whether to allow agriculture as an interim use of land within the city’s limits.

Next will be whether to allow Gill Automotive Group to stage three parking lot sales events by Walmart, and whether to allow the group to build a 3,600-square-foot showroom for its General Motors vehicles. The showroom would be a neighbor to its present dealership at 1100 South Madera Ave.

The fourth agenda item would decide on the proposed remodeling of an existing 2,815-square-foot restaurant at 703 North Gateway Drive into a fast food eatery called Squeeze Inn Restaurant...


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