-The zoning changes in Wichita were allowed by Wichita City Council for establishment of third store of the Sam’s Club. It got 6 votes in favor as against 1 at the council for zoning change of northeast corner of 29th and Maize from single family residential to light commercial.
-This Sam’s Club store (part of membership store division of Wall-Mart Retail) will be set up in 136,000-square-foot area and will provide jobs to an estimated 150 people. The voting took place after months of negotiation processes with residents of Fox Ridge Estates on issues relating to aesthetics and safety.
Source: The Wichita Eagle