Strip Club Back on Agenda?

By: KKCO - Email
By: KKCO - Email

After being shot down by the city's planning commission in August, City Council is calling on them to reconsider a conditional use permit for a proposed gentlemen's club.

The club proposed to open up at 2258 Colex Drive in the western part of the city is zoned correctly, but under the planning commission's ruling could not earn more than 25 percent of its income from the sale of alcohol.

Mayor Gregg Palmer says that the decision is being called upon because the commissioners referred to Grand Junction as a big neighborhood and he says it is a city and a business cannot be shot down because some people feel that it doesn't "fit in".

Palmer says that this time around the commission needs to consider the alcohol issue and not the nature of the business.

KKCO firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKCO 11News.

powered by Disqus
KKCO NBC 11 News 2531 Blichmann Avenue Grand Junction, CO 81505 Station Phone: 970.243.1111 Business Fax: 970.243.1770 Newsroom Fax: 970.245.3793 News Tip & Contest Line: 970.255.8477
Copyright © 2002-2015 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 34068394 -
Gray Television, Inc.