Proposed Mill Creek home goes to Edmonton appeal board

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A proposal to build a large house in the Mill Creek Ravine will be scrutinized Thursday when opponents express their dismay at a subdivision and development appeal board hearing.

“We were shocked that this large house was going to [be] built right beside the bike trail and the creek,” Peigi Rockwell, civics director with the Strathcona Community League, told CBC News this week. 

Robert Weinrich says it was never his intention to stop people from enjoying the much-loved creek and trail system. 

“My family photos are me and the kids in the creek — that’s my family, that’s what we do,” he told CBC News.

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“What a great place for kids to grow up — in the park, playing in the mud, in the creek,” he said. 

The city approved Weinrich’s application in December to build a 4,300-square-foot home at 9213 97th St.

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