By Lindsey Hutson

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – The LaFollette Regional Planning Commission meeting took place Wednesday afternoon. A related story including the agenda is found HERE.

William Sterling returned again this month about the easement on his property located on 818 West Hemlock Street. Sterling plans to run a short term rental on one lot and use the other lot for parking. Members were concerned about what would happen if Sterling decided to sell the parking lot portion. He assured the members that would not happen and agreed to the motion that if he sold the parking lot portion of the land that he would forfeit his business license.

Next, Jordan Rockwell, the community planner with the East Tennessee Development District which includes Campbell County, spoke. At yesterday’s meeting, Rockwell was serving as a representative for Don Brown with TDOT, and he presented the board with a questionnaire to be filled out about main state roads and functional roads in LaFollette. These questionnaires will help TDOT with the Transportation Plan that Brown is developing. Rockwell has already been in front of Caryville and Jacksboro’s boards with this same questionnaire. The board plans to review and discuss this further in next month’s meeting.

Anthony Goins presented an in-home occupation request for a construction company at 111 South 27th Street. Goins does concrete work and plans to use his home for office use only. There will be no signage or parking for employees. The motion was approved. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 03/24/2022-6AM)