Weatherford Democrat

Aledo ExtrA

February 12, 2013

New Aledo subdivision in planning stages


A new 129-lot residential subdivision, Brookhollow, is being planned by Aledo resident Kenny Ozee, manager of Kenmark Homes, for a 41-acre tract on south FM 1187 where the road curves, near Aledo city limits.

In fact, about a fourth of the proposed subdivision is in the city’s extraterritorial jurisdiction, according to Ozee, who is also proposing that the city annex the acreage.

 Brookhollow will require infrastructure improvements — including a lift station and water and sewer lines — and the Aledo City Council plans to conduct a public hearing in March to discuss changes to the city’s wastewater master plan and impact fee ordinance.

Ozee would also like to have the subdivision’s entryway built west of a road depicted on the city’s thoroughfare plan, requiring a change to the thoroughfare plan as well.

The builder/developer said Brookhollow will be similar to Versailles, the subdivision his company developed in Aledo in 2008, with homes valued between $200,000 and $300,000.  

Through the economic downturn people have continued to purchase homes in Versailles, he said, which is located less than a half mile from the proposed development.

Ozee said 9 acres in the middle of Brookhollow’s wooded acreage have been set aside for a park with walking trails, and the development may contain a pond.

“There’s a brook through there,” Ozee said. “It’s a tranquil area, and we’d like to take advantage of it.”

The proposed lots are 60 feet by 120 feet, he said, but terms and restrictions for home construction are not yet in place.

Royal Crest Homes will build in the subdivision, he said, but others have not committed.

In a memo to City Administrator Ken Pfeifer, Public Works Director Gordon Smith said the city proposes to share in the costs of the infrastructure upgrades.

Ozee said the cost-sharing agreement has yet to be negotiated. He anticipates beginning construction in July if all goes as planned.

Text Only
Aledo ExtrA
  • 0729 one purple heart group.jpg A Purple Heart County

    County Judge Mark Riley and Parker County commissioners proclaimed Parker County to be a “Purple Heart County” Monday, honoring local veterans and their families in a special ceremony held in the second floor courtroom of the historic courthouse. 

    July 28, 2014 2 Photos

  • 0725 one arson.JPG Suspicious house fire under investigation

    The Weatherford fire marshal says a fire that damaged a house and killed two puppies Wednesday night is being investigated as a suspicious fire and a suspect is in jail on unrelated charges.

    July 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • CPS data.jpg Case overload

    Parker County Attorney John Forrest will ask county commissioners for additional funds as county budget discussions begin this year; he hopes to hire another attorney to help with an increase in Child Protective Services cases.

    July 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Richard Adams Sr. Firefighter arrested on child sex assault charges

    A volunteer Hudson Oaks firefighter is in the Parker County Jail on charges he repeatedly sexually assaulted two young relatives over a several year period. 

    Richard Frederick Adams Sr., 62, arrested Monday, faces two charges of continuous sexual abuse of a child under 14, a first-degree felony.

    July 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Developer withdraws site plan

    ANNETTA —A controversial 34-home subdivision proposed for a 41-acre tract on Duncan Road will not go forward as planned, according to action taken by both the proposed developer and the Annetta Town Council after a public hearing Thursday night.

    July 22, 2014

  • Aledo City Council to meet July 24

    The Aledo City Council will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 24, in the Aledo Community Center, 104 Robinson Court, Aledo.

    July 22, 2014

  • oak leaf ladder shot.jpg Fires damage business, home

    Two separate fires around 2 p.m. July 15 damaged a Willow Park business and destroyed the home of a Weatherford family.

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Letter to the Editor

    Dear Editor,
     Thursday night, July 17, I was present for a surprisingly interesting experience when State Representative candidate Matthew Britt addressed a small group of supporters, followed by a question and answer session.

    July 22, 2014

  • ESD 1, Annetta South close on fire station site

    Parker County Emergency Services District No. 1 and Annetta South officials said Tuesday that the ESD is homing in on a site for a new fire station to serve residents in the Annettas and surrounding areas. Annetta South is expected to consider a zoning change to accommodate a new station next month.

    July 22, 2014

  • Registration has begun for Aledo ISD

    Aledo ISD enrollment for the 2014-15 school year began yesterday, July 21, and students new to the district need to register before school begins, Monday, Aug. 25.

    July 22, 2014

Must Read
House Ads
Top News
AP Video
Kerry: Humanitarian Cease-fire Efforts Continue Raw: Corruption Trial Begins for Former Va Gov. The Carbon Trap: US Exports Global Warming UN Security Council Calls for Gaza Cease-fire Traditional African Dishes Teach Healthy Eating 13 Struck by Lightning on Calif. Beach Baseball Hall of Famers Inducted Israel, Hamas Trade Fire Despite Truce in Gaza Italy's Nibali Set to Win First Tour De France Raw: Shipwrecked Concordia Completes Last Voyage Raw: Sea Turtle Hatchlings Emerge From Nest Raw: Massive Dust Storm Covers Phoenix 12-hour Cease-fire in Gaza Fighting Begins Raw: Bolivian Dancers Attempt to Break Record Raw: Israel, Palestine Supporters Rally in US Raw: Air Algerie Flight 5017 Wreckage Virginia Governor Tours Tornado Aftermath Judge Faces Heat Over Offer to Help Migrant Kids Kangaroo Goes Missing in Oklahoma More M17 Bodies Return, Sanctions on Russia Grow