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Letter: I want to be a good business neighbor

By Dustin Brockman writes:

My plans for 2020 are to take a vacant and overgrown piece of property and develop it into something better for the city of Columbia.

As many may know, the lot at 511 Burkesville street was previously vacant and grown up. I have already made major improvements with excavating and fencing.

My goal for the property is to build a nice building, with direct lighting that has little to no impact past the lot.

I also plan to install security cameras for the safety of the community and neighbors.

I will blacktop the lot and keep it clean and continue to keep the bank mowed.

My business is not a repair shop or a mechanic shop, we simply wash our inventory and sell cars from an office.

Business hours are 9-5 and we currently keep somewhere around 10-15 cars in inventory. It is a very small business and at this time I am the only employee.

My desire is to improve this lot into a business the community can be proud of and I want people to know that I'm not just a business, but also a friend and a neighbor.

This story was posted on 2019-12-06 08:44:54
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Possible buildings for 511 Burkesville Street, Columbia

2019-12-06 - Columbia - Photo from Dustin Brockman.
South Central Autos owner Dustin Brockman writes that his goals for the property at 511 Burkesville Street in Columbia are to build a nice building, the choices here are what he is looking at. He says he plans to use modern, direct lighting which has little to no impact past the lot itself. He plans to install security cameras for the safety of the community and neighbors. He says if the City should allow him to locate his business there, he will blacktop the lot and keep it clean and continue to keep the bank mowed - and be a good neighbor to all around him.

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