The Leeds Town Council was meeting late into the evening Wednesday on a controversial development proposal that that could create a community several times larger than the current town. As proposed, the Grapevine Wash development could include a high-density, mixed-use collection of eight villages, built through multiple phases. It could eventually grow to 2,500 dwellings and 300,000 square feet of commercial space, all tucked into a valley on the northeastern edge of Leeds, just north of a section of the Red Cliffs Conservation Area.
In October 2009, the town approved a conceptual agreement approving the project, provided developers could match their plans to town ordinances and requirements. The Spectrum