Subway - Wellington & Hertel


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The case against granting encroachment rights on residential right of way at Wellington & Hertel.

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Subway - Wellington & Hertel

  1. 1. Opposition to Subway Storage of Garbage on Wellington Road<br />WellingtonWatch<br />
  2. 2. Hertel - Wellington is Not a Suitable Location<br />This type of business cannot operate without concessions from the city<br />In this case, it would require encroachment into city right-of-way<br />Applicant is seeking encroachment into right –of- way on a residential street<br />
  3. 3. Code Violation<br />City sanitation code forbids placing garbage totes on street prior to 5:00 PM the evening prior to pickup.<br />216-14<br />
  4. 4. Proposed business is unlikely to succeed<br />Chain restaurants have been unsuccessful on Hertel area due to dominance of established popular locally owned businesses.<br />Domino’s, Pizza Hut, McDonalds and a previous Subway have all opened and closed their restaurants on Hertel.<br />The proposed location is a short walk from no less than a dozen simlar businesses<br />
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  6. 6. Franchises provide only a fraction of the benefit of locally owned and operated restaurants<br />Local restaurants pay no fees to outside entities.<br />Local restaurants purchase their produce, baked goods, meats and equipment from local wholoesalers.<br />Franchises buy their fixtures and food through the parent corporation.<br />
  7. 7. Parking is already an issue on Hertel<br />Popularity of existing Hertel businesses already exhausts available parking in the area.<br />Violation of parking rules creates a revenue stream for the city, however it creates unsafe conditions for the residential streets that connect with Hertel.<br />
  8. 8. There are numerous alternative locations that are suitable for this type of enterprise<br />Locations with parking and with property for storing refuse<br />
  9. 9. Deviates from Subway Template for Success<br />Existing successful Subway franchises in the area have a few things in common:<br />Ample Parking<br />Space for storing refuse<br />Engaged ownership<br />Support from the community<br />This location offers only 1/4<br />
  10. 10. If the city is to support this ill advised venture, encroachment should be on commercial side of property, not residential<br />Building next store already ignores city sanitation ordinance – additional totes are only marginally less attractive than those already there<br />Right of way is already encroached 60 feet west by Shadow Lounge “Temporary Patio”<br />
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  12. 12. Attractive Garbage Tote Structure<br />Not sure what this would look like, but if it must be constructed, it would surely look equally attractive on the commercial front of the property.<br />
  13. 13. Safety hazard<br />Will block view of traffic turning onto Wellington when backing out of driveway<br />
  14. 14. Eyesore<br />Front window of home on Wellington would look directly on garbage structure.<br />The business across the street (another sub shop) and the restaurant next door already share a dumpster. The owner is encouraged to enter into an arrangement with them.<br />
  15. 15. Summary<br />This is not a suitable location to begin with.<br />If garbage must be kept adjacent to the building, it should be kept on the commercial property side, not the residential.<br />Any structure on the residential street will be an eyesore, will lower property values and will be a safety hazard.<br />Over 200 neighbors, business owners and business patrons have signed a petition in opposition to the totes being stored on Wellington<br />