by Robin Kemp

The Riverdale City Council is holding a public hearing during a special called meeting at 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 19 on a proposed zoning change to allow about 152 senior housing units on Powers and Church Streets.

The owner, Thomas G. Donnelly, is asking to rezone four acres from NC to MR and change the FLUM from Community Commercial to High Density residential at 6811, 6813, 6795, 6783, 6775, and 0 Powers Street.

In addition, RBA Church Street Investments, LLC, owned by Ricardo B, Akstein, is asking to rezone 6826 and 0 Church Street, city officials say.

Also on the agenda is an update on the Livable Cities Initiative and the swearing-in of Delain Dunivin to the Zoning Appeals Board.