"I don't understand how we get to this position. I don't understand how we can have one project presented to PNZ (sp) and a completely different one coming to City Council, and we have incovenienced all those people out there."
The implication is that there was some skullduggery going on, certainly implying that the developer was up to something.
Wanna know the truth?
Yes, there were changes. The changes were made to satisfy some complaints heard at the P&Z meeting. The height was lowered in two buildings so that fears of neighbors about tenants looking into their back yard were reduced. Elevators were added to satisfy complaints about seniors walking up stairs. Then, Chiesa Road was proposed to be modified (at the developer's expense) in front of the property to alleviate some traffic concerns.
Yes, there were changes to improve the property at the suggestions of the public and members of P&Z. The developer's honor and willingness to listen to the public by instituting good suggested changes was rewarded by PANDERING FOR VOTES .
Mining for votes was more important than what was good for Rowlett. Tammy isn't alone in this behavior. Everyone running for office has this malady. After all, it is the stupid season.