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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) – The battle towards a Northwest Bakersfield Cemetery continued right now as county supervisors thought of an attraction by residents.  The solely factor lifeless right here is these who will now name this new cemetery dwelling, as plans to maneuver ahead with the improvement of the solely Catholic cemetery in Bakersfield will proceed.

“It might be a workable drawback,” stated Bishop Joseph V. Brennan.  “And if it was an issue, we are able to work with our architects and discover a answer.”

Back in July, residents close to Allen and Renfro Roads have been knowledgeable of plans to carry a cemetery to their neighborhood. They have been invited to a listening to to voice considerations. Residents got here out in droves.

One resident voiced her opposition by saying she ‘spent lots of of 1000’s of {dollars} on their dwelling that can now be by a cemetery.

The cemetery could be constructed close to the Ashton Falls neighborhood in Northwest Bakersfield, simply east of Renfro Road. Concerns of security, the foot and automobile visitors, and the total results of having a cemetery close to the quiet suburban neighborhood have been shared.

“Our space continues to be thought of one of the most secure areas in Bakersfield,” stated Melody Ray, one of the residents which have actively represented her neighborhood.

After the proposal was permitted by the planning fee in August, residents filed an attraction which was denied Tuesday afternoon by supervisors. An enormous loss for residents now weighing their choices.