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Outdoor events at M Resort get OK from planners

2 February 2009

By Jeremy Twitchell, Las Vegas Sun
LAS VEGAS, Nevada -- The M Resort received unanimous approval from the Henderson Planning Commission on Thursday night to hold outdoor events and live entertainment.

The $1 billion resort, at St. Rose Parkway and Las Vegas Boulevard in Henderson, is scheduled to open in March.

The conditional use permit the resort received from the Planning Commission will allow it to hold events such as promotional activities, fireworks, concerts, sales, bazaars and festivals.

Resort representatives said the majority of those events will be limited to the pool area within the resort, but they could take place anywhere on the grounds.

In a letter to Henderson planners, resort representatives said they don't anticipate that the events would disturb neighbors, because the nearest homes are more than 800 feet away and the resort will be separated from them by major roads that are already built or planned for the future.

The resort's landscaping will also screen it, they wrote.

Planning Commission Chairman Dan Shaw said the use permit is standard.

"This is the same as any other hotel or casino," he said.

Copyright © Las Vegas Sun. Inc. Republished with permission.

 

M Resort asks for 11.5 more acres

22 October 2008
HENDERSON, Nevada -- The M Resort has asked Henderson for permission to add 11.5 acres to its resort project at St. Rose Parkway and Las Vegas Boulevard South, which would increase its total size to 93 acres. Resort developers recently bought the 11.5 acres, spread across five parcels, and had them ... (read more)
 

Henderson approves apartments for casino workers

17 September 2008
HENDERSON, Nevada -- A controversial apartment complex proposed south of Fiesta Henderson will be built, but with fewer units than the developers wanted. The Henderson City Council unanimously voted on Tuesday to approve 252 units for the complex. Land owner Station Casinos and developer Trammell Crow Co. ... (read more)