Breaking News!!: Needles, CA: Needles City Council Members approved building of new Dollar General Store.

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Breaking News!!: Needles, CA: Needles City Council Members approved building of new Dollar General Store.

Members of the Needles City Council approved a resolution for a new Dollar General Store to be build on a 2.41 acres rectangular shape lot located off of J Street and Hospitality Lane in Needles, California.

The vote was 4 Needles City Council Members voting “Yes”, Needles City Council Member Louise Evans voting “No”, and Needles City Council Member Dr. Robert Richardson voting “Abstain”.

The vote happened after a public hearing was held on the new Dollar General Store during the Needles City Council, Needles Public Utility Authority, and Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency Meeting held on Tuesday, September 8th, 2015 inside the Needles City Council Chambers in Needles, California.

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– Needles City Council: 9-8-2015: Agenda Item #3.

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During the discussion over the new Dollar General Store, the Dollar Tree closure came up with mix reaction response by Needles City Council Members.

Needles City Council Member Louise Evans saying yes they are closing “the dollar store on the east end, it is closing. That’s been previous confirmed” and Needles City Council Member Shawn Gudmundson say no “I have not been able to confirm that Dollar Tree is closing, there has been nothing publicly out there from there company on record of closing that store – because it’s in negotiations with a merger with another Dollar Tree as we speak.”

City of Needles Officials are seeming to be all over the place when it comes down to if the Dollar Tree Store is or is not closing with Needles City Manager Rich Daniels says it’s not closing by corporate, but wouldn’t provide a name or contact, and Needles City Vice Mayor Jeff Williams saying that its was closing within 90 days.

All of this began back on Monday, August 24th, 2015 where a public hearing regarding the Dollar General Store was being held during the Needles Planning Commission Meeting.

Needles Planning Commission Member Debra Downey told the public that the Dollar Tree Store in Needles, California is closing.

Needles Planning Commission Member Debra Downey never made any corrections or said it was just a rumor during or after the Needles Planning Commission Meeting.

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https://zachnews.net/2015/08/24/breaking-news-needles-ca-needles-planning-commission-member-tells-public-dollar-tree-store-is-closing/

Again, since the news broke on Monday, August 24th, 2015 of the Dollar Tree Store in Needles, California is closing, nobody from Dollar Tree Store management or corporate have not responded to ZachNews regarding the closure, any updates, to even deny the closing, or to comments on what Needles Planning Commission Member Debra Downey publicly said.

ZachNews is continuing to contact Dollar Tree Store management or corporate regarding this matter and will keep bring you updated information as soon as we get them.

For more information regarding the Needles City Council Meetings, please contact Dale Jones in the City Clerk’s Office at the City of Needles at: 1 (760) 326-2113 Ext. 345.

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