The Starkville Planning and Zoning Commission approved the division of land for a planned industrial park in Oktibbeha County into three lots during its Tuesday meeting.
Oktibbeha County supervisors have a pair of nominees to add to the Unity Park early next year.
Oktibbeha County supervisors will meet next week to review bids the county received for OCH Regional Medical Center.
Oktibbeha County and Starkville leaders took what Ward 3 Alderman David Little called “a bold step forward” Thursday, passing a combined $14 million bond issuance that will fund an almost 400-acre industrial park in the northern part of the city.
An expected joint meeting of the Starkville Board of Aldermen, Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors and bond attorneys could decide the fate of a proposed Golden Triangle Development LINK-backed industrial park as leaders are expected to discuss how to proceed with the litigated project’s financing.
The Oktibbeha County Economic Development Authority exercised a purchase option Tuesday and acquired a 5-acre parcel that will serve as the location for a substation that will power a proposed Starkville industrial park off Highway 389.
Plans for an almost 400-acre, Golden Triangle Development LINK-backed industrial park could again gain traction after Circuit Judge Jim Kitchens affirmed a previously issued zoning change for the combined properties.
The Golden Triangle Development LINK and the three primary families that own property designated to become Oktibbeha County’s newest industrial park have agreed to extend land purchase options beyond a legal dispute that, at best, will delay the park’s construction until next year.
A legal challenge against a recent zoning change, implemented by the Starkville Board of Aldermen, will delay the development of a 360-acre industrial park, Golden Triangle Development LINK Chief Executive Officer Joe Max Higgins confirmed Friday.
The Starkville Board of Aldermen voted Tuesday to rezone more than 300 acres of land north of Highway 82 to make room for a Golden Triangle LINK-backed industrial park.