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Homer Simpson alert ….

Krispy Kreme was scheduled to have a grand opening Tuesday, March 17, at 5220 W. Bell Road. 

The new shop is approximately 3,505 square feet and will offer more than a dozen of Krispy Kreme doughnuts, including the Original Glazed.

Through Sunday, March 22, the new Krispy Kreme will randomly surprise 10 dozen (120) guests with a “Celebration Dozen Ticket” providing one free dozen Original Glazed doughnuts every month for a year.

“Known for our iconic doughnuts and premium coffee, Krispy Kreme is one of the most beloved sweet treat brands around,” said Kurt Kuyper, President of WKS Krispy Kreme. “We are excited to expand our footprint in the Glendale community and look forward to serving our new neighbors melt-in-your-mouth doughnuts and delicious drinks, morning through night.”

The shop will be open every day from 5:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.

The drive-thru will be open daily from 5:30 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Headquartered in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Krispy Kreme has been baking doughnuts and brewing coffee since 1937.

The Company has nearly 1,400 retail shops in 33 countries.

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•The Glendale Planning Commission was scheduled to meet Wednesday, March 18, to consider, “A request by Jeff Hunter/Mike Buschbacher on behalf of Hunter Engineering representing property owner Luke 76 for the rezoning of approximately 76 acres.”

The owner is requesting a change from a Rural-43 zoning to Planned Area Development (PAD)  “to enable the development of approximately 1,250,000 square feet of industrial distribution use.”

 The city is in the process of annexing the currently unincorporated Maricopa County site, at the southeast corner of Sarival and Maryland Avenues out in the “New Frontier” area of fast-expanding west Glendale.

City Council was scheduled to discuss the annexation the day before, Tuesday, March 17.

•Also on Tuesday, March 17, council was to hold its fourth scheduled workshop on the 2020 budget. Four more budget workshops (the next on March 31) are planned before Glendale City Council votes on how to spend taxpayer money May 12.

•The city of Glendale’s Business Council Committee meeting scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday, March 19, has been canceled. 

The next regular meeting of the Business Council Committee will be held at 2 p.m. April 16 at 5850 W. Glendale Avenue, Conference Room 2A, Glendale.