A proposal for a shopping center with up to 191,000 square feet in gross floor area will be considered this evening by the Madera Planning Commission. The meeting is scheduled to start at 6 p.m. in Council Chambers at City Hall, 205 W. 4th St.
The center, which would be built on property between Schnoor Avenue and the State Route 99 right-of way, at the southeast corner of Schnoor Avenue’s intersection with Foxglove Way, would include a discount grocery store, eating establishments and other retail establishments, including a drug store with a drive-through window.
According to planner Steve Greer of the city’s Community Development Department, the property under discussion is 19.51 acres. It is vacant, and sits north of Marketplace Center, in which Pak-N-Save and Walmart are located, and south of the commercial center that houses Home Deport, Sonic Drive-in and other businesses.
“The proposed conditional use permits would allow for sale of alcoholic beverages and outdoor seating at several locations, as well as a drive-through window for a proposed drug store,” according to the planning commission agenda for tonight’s meeting...