Lexington Square

Permit Process Proper
7:40 am
Mon April 29, 2013

Judge Sides with Keokuk Board

Keokuk Board of Adjustment

A business expansion in Keokuk can proceed after being hung up in court for about one year.

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Medicaid Fraud/Money Laundering
9:59 pm
Thu March 7, 2013

State Suing Keokuk Business Owners

The state of Iowa is seeking millions of dollars in damages from the owners of three Keokuk businesses.

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Expansion Stuck in Court
12:10 pm
Wed January 23, 2013

Keokuk Board Extends Permit

A Keokuk business will have more time to complete a planned expansion.

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Plaintiffs Don’t Object
4:51 pm
Tue April 24, 2012

Keokuk Nursing Home Joins Lawsuit

District Court Judge John Wright has ruled that Lexington Square will be able to intervene in a lawsuit involving the Keokuk Board of Adjustment.

The Board of Adjustment is being sued by 17 individual neighbors of the nursing home over the panel’s decision to allow Lexington Square to expand its facility.

Lexington Square wanted to enter the lawsuit because of the impact the final ruling would have on its operations.  The nursing home is looking to add more private rooms without increasing its bed count.

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Intervene In Lawsuit
11:42 pm
Mon March 12, 2012

Nursing Home Petitions Court

Keokuk Board of Adjustment

Lexington Square wants to join a lawsuit filed over its planned expansion in Keokuk.

The nursing home has filed a motion in District Court to intervene in a lawsuit against the Keokuk Board of Adjustment.

The commission is being sued by 17 individuals living on Greenbrier Court, which abuts Lexington Square.

They object to the fact that the Board of Adjustment issued a special use permit to the nursing home so it can expand its facility. 

Lexington Square would is looking to add private rooms without adding additional beds.

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Legal Challenge Anticipated
9:52 am
Thu January 26, 2012

Board Approves Expansion Despite Objections

The Keokuk Board of Adjustment

Wednesday night’s Keokuk Board of Adjustment meeting centered on two concepts: neighborhood integrity vs. business growth.

The board ended up signing off on an proposed expansion for Lexington Square, but the issue appears far from settled.

Julie Totten says her family bought its home at 17 Greenbrier Court in March of 2009.

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Board of Adjustment Has Final Say
9:31 am
Wed January 25, 2012

Keokuk Board Sides With Neighbors

Keokuk’s Planning and Zoning Commission opposes a proposed business expansion.

Lexington Square needs a special use permit from the city to add a roughly 10,000 square foot addition to its complex.

The goal is to provide more private rooms for residents of the nursing home on Keokuk’s north side.

Many residents who live near the complex oppose the expansion because proposed increases in water drainage, traffic, noise, and overhead lights.

The planning commission is recommending the city’s Board of Adjustment NOT issue the special use permit.

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