Posted in Planning & Zoning, Reminders and News

Proposed Expansion of Seaco Asphalt Emulsion Plant

Dear Neighbors,

Rosewood Community Council has hired an attorney to protect the interests of the neighborhood pertaining to the proposed expansion of the Seaco asphalt emulsion plant. Our attorney has submitted the comments below on behalf of the neighborhood. The firm has also issued a comprehensive Freedom of Information request to DHEC and has demanded that a public meeting be convened after we receive an adequate response to the FOI request.

We will keep you informed of any updates. Please let me know if you have any questions or concerns. You can reach me at

Public Comments Submission to DHEC

Demand for Public Hearing

Freedom of Information request

DHEC document re: Seaco Site

DHEC document re: Bagnal Builders Site

Article in The State, July 7, 2012


Posted in Meetings, Planning & Zoning

Neighborhood Planning Meeting

Want to know future plans for development in the Rosewood neighborhood and along Rosewood Drive? Please join City of Columbia planning staff Thursday, February 16, at either 11:30 a.m. or 6:00 p.m., for a presentation of the results of the Rosewood Neighborhood and Corridor Planning Study, and their proposed recommendations to the Planning Commission. 

Please click on the picture above for more info. There’s also more information (and lots of cool maps of Rosewood) from the city’s website here.

The meetings will be held at the Edisto Discovery Park, 1914 Wiley St.


Posted in Planning & Zoning

Rosewood Neighborhood Plan

The city has undertaken a Rosewood Neighborhood Plan to guide development in the Rosewood neighborhood and along Rosewood Drive. What do you want to see? More street lights? New development? Sidewalks? Please join us Thursday, December 15 for the second citizen input meeting. Have your voice heard! We will meet at the Edisto Park Discovery Center, 1914 Wiley Street, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 a.m. or 6 to 8 p.m. Both time frames cover the same information. An organized presentation by city staff will be followed by an informal workshop.

Click here for more information and lots of cool maps (scroll to the bottom) from the city’s website.

Posted in Planning & Zoning

Rosewood Neighborhood and Corridor Plan

Rosewood Residents:

The City of Columbia is looking for your input on a plan that will guide development in the Rosewood neighborhood and along Rosewood Drive.  Please plan to attend a drop-in on Thursday, October 27, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Edisto Discovery Park Building, 1914 Wiley Street, for the first in a three-part series to discuss land-use issues along Rosewood Drive and in the neighborhood.  Also, please take this survey for planning staff.

For more information on this plan, visit the city’s website. Below are the dates of three meetings.  Morning and afternoon meetings will be the same

Thursday, October 27th, 2011:  11:30am to 12:30 pm & 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Thursday, December 15, 2011:  11:30am to 1:30 pm & 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Thursday, February 16, 2012:  11:30am to 1:30 pm & 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm