To pick B, C or D. Or not to pick B, C or D. That was the question.

The Sedona City Council was asked to give input into a long-standing issue of 27 landlocked acres across Oak Creek from Poco Diablo Resort. After nearly two hours of discussion, council gave direction to staff on Tuesday, Sept. 12, to pen a letter to the U.S. Forest Service listing its thoughts and concerns.

The public is invited to come and give its two cents regarding a proposed project on the former Biddle’s property. The six-acre parcel is located on State Route 89A across from Soldier Pass Road.

Robin and Curtis Baney, owners of the Oregon-based Oxford Suites hotel chain, are seeking a zone change in order to build The Village at Saddlerock Crossing. The Sedona Planning and Zoning Commission will be holding a public hearing on the matter on Thursday, Sept. 28, beginning at 3:30 p.m. in the Vultee Conference Room at City Hall.

Over the last several months, the city of Sedona has been experimenting in various ways to help reduce traffic around town.

Some of these experiments are included in the ongoing transportation master plan, which is coming to a close. The most recent test took place on Saturday, Sept. 9, at Tlaquepaque during its annual celebration.

The classic novel “War and Peace” boasts 1,440 pages. The Sedona Land Development Code pales in comparison at a mere 600 pages. But still, it’s not exactly an easy read.

While there are no plans to decrease the length of “War and Peace,” the city of Sedona is in the process of reducing the latter.

It was an actual case of yelling out, “Stop the presses!”

The Sedona Fire District’s Governing Board had planned to voluntarily send an informational pamphlet to voters regarding the upcoming bond election, to be printed on Wednesday, Sept. 6.

First it was the U.S. Forest Service’s turn to discuss a 24-year access issue on private property near Poco Diablo Resort. Next up, it’s the Sedona City Council’s turn to revisit the topic.

Council has set aside two hours on Tuesday, Sept. 12 to discuss 27 acres purchased in 1993 by Bruce Tobias and Carol and Robert Flynn. Since the purchase, the property has been landlocked with access being denied by an adjacent development.

The Sedona Community Plan is the document that guides the city in its planning and what its residents expect from the government. And since the plan is approved just once every 10 years, any changes to it are a major undertaking.

By state law, Major Community Plan Amendments are considered once a year. For 2017, the city of Sedona is considering four separate requests, three submitted by applicants and one city-initiated request.

There’s good news and bad news. Which do you want first?

The good news is, the Sedona Dog Park, off Carruth Drive near the Posse Grounds Park, will soon receive much-needed improvements designed to make the experience better for people and their pets. The bad news is, the park will be closed during renovation.

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