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Nevada City Gets Comment on Formula Businesses

A crowd of 20 to 30 people turned out for a town-hall style meeting in Nevada City to discuss whether an ordinance is needed to regulate franchise businesses. Most who attended were in agreement that they don’t want the big box stores or restaurant and coffee chains. This gentleman, for example…

Listen to comment #1

But while a lot of the discussion centered on businesses that aren’t wanted in town, another commenter told the group that it might be better to focus on what you *do* want…

Listen to comment #2

The main questions asked by city officials were ‘Should there be an ordinance?’, ‘if so, what kind of businesses should be regulated?’, and ‘Should it include all of the city or just downtown?’ Input from last night’s meeting will be taken to the Planning Commission and City Council at a future date.

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