People’s Column

Residents get heated over zoning


This is an open letter to Mayor Willie Rosas; Patrick Corbett, owner of Great Lakes Cold Storage; members of the Zoning and Appeals Board; Bob Bankoski, legislator; Rebecca Yanus, development director, city of Dunkirk.

You have effectively destroyed the peace and quiet of a beautiful neighborhood, one of the few nice neighborhoods left in the city.

Rezoning an R1 residential area to a commercial zone and allowing Great Lakes Cold Storage to build a warehouse right in our back yard no matter what the opposition of the residents of the area.

There are many areas in the city of Dunkirk that would serve the purpose. However I believe it was done deal from the get-go.

I guess it’s true. “You can’t fight city hall.”