Housing on a Junkyard? The Fate of G.I. Auto Salvage

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Post by Rooster » Sun Nov 11, 2007 4:40 pm

it was there 2 whhels ago :(
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Post by DPDISXR4Ti » Tue Dec 18, 2007 9:28 pm

"If the Lowe's project is not approved, the junkyard will remain indefinitely," Boswell said. :D

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Post by Rooster » Thu Dec 20, 2007 3:33 am

thats awesome
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Post by DPDISXR4Ti » Fri Dec 21, 2007 12:04 am

My bet is on seeing a Lowe's under construction there in 2009, but I won't mind being wrong.

Here's why...

Current property taxes as GI Auto Salvage: $50,000
Estimated property taxes as Lowe's: $1,300,000
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Post by DPDISXR4Ti » Mon Sep 08, 2008 11:29 am

Stopped by GI's the other day. Lots of open space - not too many cars - but they did build a new fence that routes everyone through the office as the "security check-point". Hard to understand why they'd make that investment if they were planning to close soon. :dunno

Found this on the net, so it sure sounds like the re-zoning to allow a Lowe's is still on the table...

Gi auto and Lowes have started the Zoneing board of adjustment process to go forward with the Lowes on this site.
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Post by Rooster » Mon Oct 06, 2008 3:40 pm

can you still walk around inside the yard?
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Post by DPDISXR4Ti » Mon Oct 06, 2008 3:56 pm

Rooster wrote:can you still walk around inside the yard?
Yep, they just force you to go through the office to get out there. I guess you should have something in mind to tell them what you're looking for if they ask, but it was busy the one time I went and I was able to just walk through.

I did a search the other day and there wasn't any new news about Lowe's coming to town, so must be our campaign to "Save the Junkyard" worked! :lol:
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Post by Mike McCreight » Mon Oct 06, 2008 6:12 pm

:notworthy
I'll be compiling a shopping list, Brad... Get your saws-all charged up!
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Post by DPDISXR4Ti » Mon Oct 06, 2008 9:44 pm

Mike McCreight wrote::notworthy
I'll be compiling a shopping list, Brad... Get your saws-all charged up!
I've often thought I'd be happier and healthier with a career as a junkyard parts puller. :lol: The 98% cut in pay keeps holding me back though. :haha
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Post by Mike McCreight » Tue Oct 07, 2008 8:18 am

It's all about QUALITY of life, Brad. You can always buy a dental plan! :D
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Post by DPDISXR4Ti » Tue Oct 07, 2008 10:38 am

Mike McCreight wrote:It's all about QUALITY of life, Brad.
I can't disagree Mike. I did consider applying for the Event Planner job at Carlisle Events a couple years ago. That would have only been a 80% pay cut, but it was the notion of moving to central PA that I couldn't get my arms around. I mean, if the gig at Carlisle didn't work out, what would I do? I'm not much of a corn farmer, ya know. :dunno

Sorta almost back on topic, I will grab one of those Volvo sandwich plates if I comes across one with easy access. Otherwise, I'd need to charge you about $300! Hey, gotta make a living at my new test career choice!
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Post by Mike McCreight » Tue Oct 07, 2008 11:33 am

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ah cain't disagree Ichabod. ah did cornsider applyin' fo' th' Event Planner job at Carlisle Events a couple years ago. Thet'd haf only been a 80% pay cut, but it was th' noshun of movin' t'central PA thet ah c'dn't git mah arms aroun'. ah mean, eff'n th' gig at Carlisle didn't wawk out, whut'd ah do? ah's not much of a co'n farmer, ya know. So'ta almost back on topic, ah will grab one of them Volvo san'wich plates eff'n ah comes acrost one wif easy access. Otherwise, I'd need t'charge yo' about $300! Fry mah hide! Hey, gotta make a livin' at mah noo tess career choice!
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Post by DPDISXR4Ti » Mon Nov 03, 2008 10:46 pm

It's getting ugly now. Note the letter to the citizens of Montvale from the junkyard owner - he's practically using extortion tactics at that point! :lol:

http://blog.ourmontville.com/2008/11/gi ... nship.html
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Post by DPDISXR4Ti » Wed Nov 05, 2008 1:03 pm

Note the crazy blog comments about the junkyard being a historical landmark! Who would say something like that!? :lol:
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Post by Rooster » Sun Nov 23, 2008 8:50 pm

lol :lol:
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