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Presque Isle Sheetz Gets Approval

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Millcreek supervisors this morning approved plans for a new Sheetz convenience store and gas station near the entrance of Presque Isle.

The store will be located at West 8th and Peninsula Drive. The company agreed to make changes to their original building plans because supervisors did not want the store to detract from the natural beauty of the peninsula.

Sheetz lowered the height of the outdoor sign from 20 feet to 8 feet.  It also lowered the height of the gas pump canopies.  The store, signs, canopy posts, and dumpster sites will be highlighted in stone.

The vote today was two to one, with Supervisor Joe Kujawa voting no. Kujawa wanted Sheetz to eliminate its trademark red and yellow colors at the pumps.  That, however, was something the company refused to do.

The new store should be open by the end of the year.

 

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