Rimer Pond Rd. hearing postponed until Nov. 16

BLYTHEWOOD – The public hearing and first reading by Richland County Council for a request by the Palmer family for Neighborhood Commercial (NC) zoning on a 5.23 acre parcel at the intersection of Rimer Pond Road  and Longtown Road West has been moved to Council’s Nov. 16 meeting at the family’s request according to Richland County Assistant Zoning Administrator Tommy DeLage,

County Councilman Chip Jackson was to meet with residents of the Rimer Pond Road area on Wednesday, Oct. 18 at the Columbia Country Club inBlythewood to discuss the zoning request. That meeting will be reported on in the Oct. 26 issue of The Voice. Residents in the area have fought to keep commercial zoning off the Road for more than three years.