Tuesday’s vote was taken shortly after several new members, elected last month, were sworn into office.

The council previously gave final approval to an ordinance allowing for a mixed-use development containing 377 condos and apartments and nearly 25,000 square feet of retail space. It would be built on the current site of the modest, 1950s-era Santa Monica Village Trailer Park.

In tossing out that vote, the new council ordered city staff to meet with the developer to discuss plans for reconfiguring the project and providing affordable housing and other benefits to trailer park residents.

(© Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)


Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

More From CBS Los Angeles

Weather Team
Goldstein Tipline

Watch & Listen LIVE