Coconut Grove

West Grove residents feel 'out of the loop,' on development plans

Comments flew in the last seven minutes of the Coconut Grove Village West Homeowners & Tenants Association meeting Monday with leaders urging residents to become more informed and involved on housing issues in the community.

“We need to be good Groveites when issues concerning housing areas arise,” said Jihad Rashid, the association’s vice president. Rashid was referring to an Oct. 6 public hearing of Miami’s Planning, Zoning and Appeals Board where two petitions before the board seek to change seven West Grove properties from single-family residential to restricted commercial. Read more in the Grand Avenue News.