The Allen County Plan Commission, meanwhile, will consider a proposal from Okalahoma-based Love's Travel Stops to locate a truck stop and McDonald's restaurant on about 31 acres at 6117 Fahlsing Road in Woodburn, near the recently opened new U.S. 24. The land is currently zoned for agricultural use.
Love's, founded in 1964, is a family-owned business with more than 290 stores in 39 states, more than 10,000 employees and annual revenues of more than $17 billion.
Meanwhile, discount grocer Aldi has filed plans to open a 17,018-square-foot store on 4.2 acres at 6309 W. Jefferson Blvd. Aldi operates more than 1,200 stores in 32 states, serving more than 25 million customers each month.
Also, Grabill Partners of Liberty, Ind., is seeking permission to build a Dollar General store on 1.4 acres at an address to be determined. Property ownership is listed as 13350 W. State St. in Grabill, however.
Tennessee-based Dollar General operates 10,000 stores in 40 states, with annual sales of nearly $15 billion.