A developer is requesting rezoning so it can renovate the former St. Joseph Parish Center, 210 W. 13th, Hays, into apartments. Photo by Cristina Janney / Hays Post
By CRISTINA JANNEY Hays Post
A proposal to turn the former St. Joseph Parish Center in Hays into apartments will come before the Hays Area Planning Commission in August.
The commission will hear a joint application from the Catholic Dioceses of Salina, which owns the property, and developer Todd Co. LLC to change the zoning on the property from public institutional zoning to multi-family residential zoning.
Developer Justin Pregont of Atchison said he is tentatively planning for 12 units in the former parish center, but that can't be confirmed until the design phase of the project is completed....