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Greg Ramsay and his team at Experience Consulting have put forward a proposal to develop Arm End, Tasmania, into a stunning World Class Links Golf Course and Recreational Area. The proposal has the potential to significantly benefit not only the community, but also the land itself.
This is a petition to show SUPPORT for this proposal.
For information on the Arm End Golf Course proposal go here: www.armend.com.au
To see previous and current projects by the developer, Experience Consulting, go here: www.experienceconsulting.com.au
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In 1995, Arm End, at the end of the South Arm peninsula, was acquired by the state on behalf of the people of Tasmania.
The then Minister for Environment and Land Management Hon. John Cleary said, “We can be well pleased that this outstanding, unspoiled coastal landscape will be added to the Crown estate for the benefit of all Tasmanians. Arm End is a significant strategic property of regional and State significance and is noted for its pristine coastline and magnificent views of the Derwent River, Hobart and Mt Wellington. Other site features include a number of sandy beaches, Aboriginal middens, a fossil area, four rare native grasses and an historic grave.”
In 2011 Arm End was declared a nature reserve and named Gellibrand Point Nature Recreation Area.
A developer has approached the Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment (DPIPWE) regarding the possibility of leasing the land and constructing an 18 hole links golf course and amenities facility.
The wild, unkempt nature of Arm End, its beautiful solitude and serenity is its most alluring feature and is what keeps people visiting the area time and time again.
To walk its natural trails, beaches, wave platforms and hilltops at will could become an activity of the past under this proposal.
The Pineview Golf course has lost money five out of the last nine years. The Pineview Golf Course received a scathing report by the Auditor General siting gross mismanagement of the site.
The City of Ottawa is reviewing money losing venture and closed down the Nepean National Equestrian Park because it was losing money as well.
We feel the reasons for closing the NNEP should be applied to the Pineview Golf Course and it too should be closed.
It is concerning to note that in the Western Precinct plan of the land in question that the existing Golf Course is shown as a residential subdivision and that the current Golf Course DOES NOT EXIST.
In the “approved” Sussex Inlet Settlement Strategy 2007 it was proposed that part of these sites be developed for mixed residential purposes, a range of community facilities and the expansion of the golf course to 18 holes.
The recent forum in Sussex Inlet conducted by Shoalhaven City Council Tourism Department with businesses in our town also fully endorsed the extension to 18 Holes of the Sussex Inlet Golf Course as it would provide increased “off season” tourism (as most golf is played autumn-winter-spring) which would, in turn, create additional employment at the course, in the hospitality industry and retail thereby providing a much needed boost to the Sussex Inlet economy.
Environmentally, the recycling of a great amount of wastewater to fully irrigate the proposed 18 hole golf course will lessen the amount of wastewater being sent to the sand dunes.
Also attached is a copy of Shoalhaven City Council’s “ Badgee Urban Release Area Planning Proposal Statement Re: Golf Course” --- it is disturbing to note in this document the following points:--
1) The planning proposal also aims to maintain the option for a golf course to be retained or redeveloped on the site in the future as part of the overall development ( This noted under section 2.2.2 of the planning proposal)
2) Should the final location of the golf course be determined/agreed/resolved before the planning proposal is finalised then a clause or specific zone could be included in the final planning proposal for the site.
3) A Development Control Plan (DCP) will also be prepared for the site in the future, to provide further planning provisions to control development. The DCP could show the location of a golf course if necessary.
These double edge statement, with no commitment for the retention or expansion of our golf course, are particularly concerning as there is a risk that we can even lose the golf course we have today under this proposal, let alone achieve the 18 hole golf course that the community have expected, been promised and desired for over 30 years.
It is urgently needed for the business owners, residents of Sussex Inlet, Cudmirrah, Berrara and all visitors to assist in getting State Planning and Shoalhaven City Council to endorse and approve the alternative Urban Structure Plan A-06 L being put forward by Lucas Property Group to Shoalhaven.
We are going to need help cleaning up more than one way!
Part of the reason why actions are being taken to remove the course is that mostly underage and those with no intentions of playing the course are using it for a recreational hang out during and after hours.
They are littering the woods, near by farms, and home owner properties.
I am starting a petition to get support to install a disc golf course in Kingsland, GA. Disc Golf is a rapidly growing sport that is great for all ages! It is a great form of exercise and helps get kids and family outdoors. Disc Golf is cheap to start unlike most sports.
Course installation is far cheaper than other sports fields and costs very little to maintain. One of the best options for outdoor sports in Camden County and the City of Kingsland!
One third of the thousands of San Diegans who are considered homeless are working people who cannot afford the high cost of San Diego housing. Thousands of others would work if jobs were available, including US military veterans (men and women), seniors, people with disabilities, families with children and an influx of "nouveau poor" – victims of a persistent economic crisis. A situation with such diverse causes requires diverse solutions. So, while good work is being done in our community, new ideas are needed to house the growing numbers of people living on our streets.
Current strategies for addressing this problem are akin to mopping up from an over-flowing bathtub without turning off the faucet, and then dumping the mopped-up water back into the same bathtub! San Diego needs visionary solutions like the Amikas plan (www.amikas.org) that empower people and won’t cycle them through an endless queue of temporary shelters and transitional housing with nowhere to go but back on the streets.
Amikas will provide the structure and means for 1800 San Diegans, currently or at-risk of being un-housed, to participate in creating their own self-sufficient, eco-friendly community. Every Amikas neighbor will be employed to the best of their ability, re-building their lives while building and maintaining their neighborhood, growing food, providing the services needed to sustain a healthy, thriving community and sharing that bounty with San Diego.
Amikas will serve as a model of eco-friendly, cooperative living while addressing the root of the economic crisis experienced by the working poor, by introducing a local currency to facilitate the exchange of goods and services within the neighborhood and providing a source of funding so taxpayers won’t foot the bill. Instead of being a drain on limited resources, Amikas residents will contribute.
Amikas needs about 75 acres of arable land near downtown San Diego to build low-carbon-impact homes and a working farm without displacing anyone or impacting local property values. The ideal location is the part of Tecolote Canyon currently being used as an executive golf course. There are over 90 golf courses within a 40-mile radius of downtown, including two less than a mile away from Tecolote Canyon. Each golf course consumes, on average, 150 million gallons of water each year. Living in a region where water conservation is crucial to our future survival, replacing one golf course with a project committed to water conservation, that provides food, housing and employment, makes perfect sense! The City of San Diego owns this property and it is designated parkland. San Diegans can vote to change that designation so we can use this property for the Amikas neighborhood, if the City Council will put an initiative on the ballot.
Please sign this petition to tell the members of the San Diego City Council that you support putting an initiative on the November 2010 ballot to use Tecolote Canyon Golf Course for the Amikas neighborhood, to alleviate the devastating effects of joblessness and homelessness in San Diego.
The current overgrowth of the Robbers Roost Golf Course is creating a health problem for the surrounding communities. Snakes, foxes, otters and mosquitos have been recently spotted and are a danger to the homeowners and their pets.
We request the owners of the property to mow it on a regular basis or the city mow it and bill the owners. We are all tax paying citizens and feel that our safety must be a concern for the local government and the entire community.
We are petitioning the banning of Lester Arnold a black afro american who is being banned from National City Golf Course a golf course managed by American Golf. He is being banned for an incident that happen more than 6 years ago at National City Golf Course where he and another golfer got into a fight. He was never charged in any court and there was never a police report filed on this incident. So why should he be banned for more than 6 years? We believe this to be a worngful banning that should be lifted.