Packed chamber expected for possible Wood Colony vote at Modesto City Council meeting tonight

local@modbee.comJanuary 27, 2014 

— The Modesto City Council tonight will consider “accepting the draft General Plan land use diagram,” a matter expected to draw hundreds to the meeting.

The growth blueprint could include designating hundreds of acres of Wood Colony ag land for development and opening the door to annexing Salida. Residents of both areas have been vociferous in their objections.

Reporter Kevin Valine will cover the meeting for The Bee and Modbee.com. Columnist Jeff Jardine also will attend to lead a live online chat. Join Jardine at www.modbee.com, starting just before the 5:30 p.m. meeting.

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