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Whereas the railroad between Big Hill Rd in Sturgis, Mi and Snow Prairie Rd in Branch county, Mi., operating on an almost 15.5 mile, 100 foot wide corridor is being abandoned and we would like to preserve the economic benefit of keeping the corridor available for future, possible railroad use through the mechanism provided by the federal government called railbanking.
Whereas the railbanking process needs the approval and sponsorship from local town, city and county governmental bodies to be completed successfully.
Whereas selling this corridor to adjacent landowners or other private parties would benefit a very small percentage of the residents of the St. Joseph and Branch county Michigan area versus selling the land to a non-profit organization intent on developing a public accessible linear park called the Tamarack Rail Trail and benefiting all residents of the two counties.
Whereas the Friends of the Tamarack Rail Trail, Inc. is the organization formed for the purpose of acquiring the land and developing this linear park. It is a Michigan non-profit corporation that can receive tax deductible donations. It’s membership is 100 percent volunteer and is open to all interested persons.
Whereas the “Friends” will make every effort possible to accommodate or provide specific solutions to all problems that might arise or be caused by this public use and, in particular, individual concerns of adjacent land owners.
Whereas the trail will provide an alternate means of connecting Sturgis, Burr Oak, and Bronson. It can be connected to the Sturgis Non-Motorized Trailway system. It will provide health, educational, economic, social, and recreational benefit to all current and potential new residents of the two counties in a safe, natural environment.
Whereas the specific local cost to buy the land, estimated at $300,000, will be raised privately without any local government money contribution. This local cost amounts to $3.00 per resident of the two counties. Local governments only need to provide sponsorship of the railbanking effort in order to acquire the land. State and federal money set aside for park or trail use only will provide the balance of the money needed. No funds will be taken from money needed to provide necessary, regular local services.
Whereas the intent of the “Friends” group will be to acquire the land within the next two years and afterwards work on the development of the trail surface. The “Friends” will assume all liabilities and maintenance expense that go along with land ownership. If the “Friends” group dissolves, all assets (land and money) will be turned over to another similar non-profit organization, local government agency(s) or State of Michigan organization capable of administering the assets.
PROTECT THE ACCESS TO RECREATIONAL K-9 SPACES
On May 30th, 1997, we purchased a kennel with acquired rights to offer boarding and grooming services to domestic animals. Back then, we had no neighbours.
At the time, the City of Vaudreuil-Dorion had provided in their by-law a protection barrier of 528 feet (160 metres) between kennels and neighbouring houses. In 2003, a building permit was issued for a house which is now within that barrier at 428 feet (129 metres).
On August 29th, 2012, the City of Vaudreuil-Dorion has registered a request before the Superior Court to ask a judge to order us to dismantle all of our outdoor dog enclosures because by using them as part of our daily activities to let the dogs out, we are contravening to the article 18.104.22.168 of their by-law 1275 which stipulates: "all animals must be kept inside a building that was meant to house them"
By asking us to keep the dogs inside 24 hours a day, the City is forcing us to commit an animal cruelty infraction punishable under the P-42 Act witch was put in place in June 2012 by the M.A.P.A.Q, a higher government entity.
Wollongong City Council propose to charge Fitness Group Businesses up to $5000 per year to train in local parks. This was stated in an article in the Illawarra Mercury on Saturday 13/4/13 and the proposal is available for comment a Wollongong City Council.
Many of the people training at these parks live in Wollongong and already pay rates which cover the upkeep of these parks, therefore charging these businesses fees to use these parks will mean an increase in fees to the consumer/residents of Wollongong to train at the parks which they have already paid for in their yearly rates.
Brandywood Apartments were torn down and the space turned into a new park in Pasadena, Texas. It would be a great honor for this new park to be named for City of Pasadena Volunteer Firefighter, Mike Mays, who was stricken by cancer and taken from us way too early.
He volunteered his time and expertise as a firefighter to the citizens of his home community, and as if that was not enough, he become an officer in the volunteer fire department. That means more responsibility, and for no pay, just job satisfaction.
Even as he battled cancer, he always worked with the same tenacity, always leading from the front, and when the job was done, was quick with a smile until the very end.
It would be an awesome tribute to an equally awesome man to have a park where all who visit would think of Mike, and even better if there were a form of remembrance for ALLof Pasadena’s public servants who have been taken from the ranks too soon.
Brandywood Apartments were torn down last year to make room for a new park in Pasadena, Texas. Several people think it would be a great idea (and honor) if this park were named after fallen officer, Jesse Hamilton. Jesse was killed in the line of duty on August, 21, 2009. Officer Early has a gun range named after him. Officer Ginn has "Jeff Ginn Memorial Drive" which leads to City Hall.
It would be a great honor for Officer Hamilton, his family and his fellow brothers in blue to have a park in such a visited area of our great city.
Morval Parish Council have decided to sell Trenode Lane as it offers no enjoyment to the Parish.
Trenode School entered into an informal aggreement with the Parish Council to develop car parking space for staff and use the lane to access the school playing field.
The school would now like this agreement formalised before the lane is sold. This would safe guard car parking and ensure staff cars do not have to park on the road outside the front of the school causing congestion througout the school day.
There are a couple of beautiful local parks located in Dyersburg, TN but none of these parks are very dog friendly. Sure you could take your dog and walk around on the trail but wouldnt you rather take your dog to a more animal friendly park? One where you can allow your dog to roam around a Gated area with out a leash. Well that is exactly what we are trying to do.
We would love to have this park located across the street from Sleep Inn hotel away from the highway. The only street this park would be near is the end of a dead end street which poses hardly any threat to the animals.
We will have rules that will be established. please sign this petition and help us make this possible.
Changes made over the last few years to Phillimore Recreation Ground in Radlett have, in our view, rendered what was once a traditional, attractive village park aesthetically unattractive and have destroyed its traditional character.
These recent changes include:
- The installation of an industrial looking building to house machinery and the park office;
- High security fencing around that building;
- The installation of a modern, urban-type shelter, now damaged, & sporting graffiti;
- The removal of the poplar trees and laurel bushes along the pathway. We are told that the trees were diseased, but the laurel bushes were not.
- The disuse of the old, brick pavilion which now has some windows boarded up and is starting to look derelict.
We understand that future plans for the park include:
- A concrete area in the children's playground (costing £8000) so that tenders can be sought from operators of mobile refreshment vans;
- Fixed metal exercise equipment for adults on the raised grass area adjacent to the football pitches at the Pathway entrance to the park;
- Possible installation of a permanent concrete skateboard park.
The Parish Council does not accept that there is a significant body of opinion in Radlett that feels these changes have had and will have a negative impact on the park. We believe they are wrong.
Please sign our petition if you agree with us.
Glassbar Island Park is an historic recreation area located at the confluence of the Middle fork and Coast fork of the Willamette River.
Since the 1950’s, visitors have come to the area to enjoy the diverse wildlife, open space, and other recreational opportunities.
On January 15th, 2013 a proposal was submitted to the Lane county Board of Commissioners that would bar public foot access to the park via publicly owned property indefinitely.
We are urging the Lane County Board of Commissioners and all relevant governing bodies to protect current and continuous public access to Glassbar Island Park.
Due to lack of areas for young skateboarders to express themselves through their talent of sport, they have found other places in the city of Yonkers to skate such as public spots that have disrupted citizens of the city and are now being prohibited from these certain areas.
The result of these restrictions has driven them to a life of crime such as getting involved in gangs, the use of drugs, violence, and causing mayhem. To help prevent further deterioration of our nations youth, we urge you to consider this petition in the hopes that it would provide a safe, fun, and constructive environment where kids can find another alternative to a life of crime on the streets.
It would also help to kids keep active and stay healthy as opposed to staying indoors and playing video games or being on the computer all day. It is also a known fact that keeping fit and healthy can release endorphins that make us happier. It is also a defense in helping to prevent or fight health risks such as our youth suffer from obesity and diabetes.
Even the first lady Michelle Obama has been encouraging children to stay active by telling them to play outside for at least 60 minutes a day. We thank you for taking the time out to read this petition and hope you will consider all that we are proposing.
I am writing this petition because I want to see the community support this decision to start a business in the City of Sheboygan regarding an indoor dog park/doggie daycare/self serve dog wash.
Public Notification Period for the petition is from 24 January to 8 March 2013, please ensure you sign within this period. Thanks.
Scenic Rim Adventure Park now operates its 4WD and Camping business on site 636 Tamrookum Creek Road, Innisplian QLD 4285. Only a small portion of the property currently has a zoned section other than rural, therefore Scenic Rim Adventure Park are currently applying for an Impact Assessable Development Application for a Material Change of Use over land located at 636 Tamrookum Creek Road, Innisplain, legally described as Lot 41 W 311658 and Lot 101 WD 602.
Scenic Rim Adventure Park Pty Ltd is a corporation formed under the laws of the State of Queensland, Australia. Scenic Rim Adventure Park has identified family recreation as its primary interest and to that end; the company has focused its efforts on the development of an outdoor adventure park to provide quality family entertainment activities to the communities in the Scenic Rim and the Greater South East Queensland Region.
Quality family recreation in the outdoors is the focus of Scenic Rim Adventure Park. The company's new proposed adventure park site will be designed to provide the type of family entertainment and adventure the current market demands. The Park’s core business will offer four wheel driving, bush walking tracks, children's playground and camping grounds, monthly 4WD challenges, 4WD guided tours and 4WD awareness training courses. Other activities onsite will include abseiling, flying fox, rope course and mountain bike riding.
As part of the Local Government application process, Scenic Rim Adventure Park are required to go through a public notification period. During this period the general public have the opportunity to show support for the application either by writing their own letters of support or by participating in this online petition.
Governments are taking away the rights of recreational four wheel driving in national parks and other public spaces, so if they don't approve and support businesses such as Scenic Rim Adventure Park which a private property dedicated areas for this great recreational past-time, soon there will be no where for recreational four wheel driving.
Please get behind this petition and show your support, also personalised letters showing support would be greatly appreciated also. Just list the lot details above and send your personalised letters to 636 Tamrookum Creek Road Innisplain QLD 4285 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you for your support.
In Texas we have a wonderful selection of parks to enjoy. Unfortunately I have never found a fruit tree in any of them. They are well treed parks, just no fruit. Fruit trees in our parks would be a welcomed change. Available fruit would provide a nutritious snack that would be well received. It could make a significant impact on childhood obesity and overall health.
Diabetes could also be reduced with natural complex sugars readily available and free. Health benefits are limitless. It would make fresh fruit available to those with no land available to grow on. Store bought fruit quality has declined and is often mishandled. Fruit on local trees is safer and healthier. It also tastes better. Fruit trees also help keep the our environment in balance. Bees are a needed creature. Giving them another source of food can only benefit the rest of us.
You might argue that we don't want bees in the parks. Well, they are already there. This gives them something to do. They would be busy high in the trees pollinating. When the fruit was ripe they would no longer be so active. Bees are not a problem or an enemy. Fruit trees require more maintenance than native trees. The cost of keeping fruit trees wouldn't be feasible in all parks. In others however, they could change society in a positive way. The rewards are almost immeasurable. Unpicked or fruit lying on the ground could be left in place, or collected and composted. The compost could be used a free fertilizer for our parks. Compost could also be sold for a profit.
Compost could be made available to citizens to promote chemical free fertilizing. Greatly reducing the amount of pollutants in our water. Further helping the environment and replenishing the soil for future generations. Please consider this petition for the right to fruit trees in our parks. At least the right to plant one myself.
Application Number - 10/12/1053
Site Address - COMMUNITY CENTRE 78 PRINGLE STREET BLACKBURN BB11SA
Application Type - Full Planning Application
Development Type - Alterations
Proposal - Alterations and additions to community centre including porch, window openings, illuminated dome, arch and boundary treatment.
All Monster Park players are pretty fed up with the greedy company game maker Kiwi in how they 'earn' their money at $50 a pop for only 600 pieces of gold, that's the 'cost' of only one mystic monster for you non-players.
We are only asking for an 'exchange bank' to 'cash in' our over exbundance of silver pieces we have tons of, meaning more than a billion, for some players, in exchange for gold and 'love potions'. Love potions are another scheme dreamt, up to by Kiwi Inc, to get more of players cash.
We, the undersigned users and enjoyers of Arsenal Park, draw the attention of Mayor Luke Ravenstahl, City of Pittsburgh, and Pittsburgh City Council to the following:
- THAT, Garbage, broken glass, dog waste, weeds, and fallen leaves are an everyday nuisance
- Arsenal Park has not been renovated in nearly 20 years
- Every hard surface in the park is crumbling and unsafe
- The nearly 200 year old historic structures are not being maintained and are deteriorating
- There is no running water including bathrooms, drinking fountains or historic pond
- Residents feel unsafe using the park in the evening
Alfred Shailer Park is located in ‘The Sanctuary’ Estate nestled alongside the Daisy Hill Conservation Park. But because it is officially a recreational park, it is unprotected. Now the Logan City Council wants to develop this beautiful natural park with its wide-open spaces and seeks to put cement paths, metal structures, and other man-made items into this space.
However, the wallabies, kangaroos, plovers, ducks, galahs, cockatoos, and kookaburras don't seem to have any regard for what type of park it is, just that it is their feeding ground, their nest, their play area, their home. The animals rely and live on the wide expanses of grass, the trees and the shrubs, and the serenity that comes with being an undeveloped park.
The areas and activities within this park don’t have to be defined and dictated to the community. It can be a park that is open to choice. Keep the park as a natural, environmentally friendly park that is shared with the animals, where people can still go to play cricket, footy, fly a kite, run, and picnic.
Just because there is space to fill, doesn’t mean it has to be filled. In this hectic bustling world, how refreshing to have wide open spaces complete with animals roaming free. What a privilege and a delight.
There are two new parks that have recently been developed near ‘The Sanctuary’ (Parkway Park on Parkway Rd, and the huge Pioneer Park on the corner of Harley St and Shailer Rd, both within a 2km radius of the Estate) so we certainly don't need another such park with man-made things and concrete and metal which will drive away the native animals from their home.
With developed parks comes the associated problems of offending behaviours and concerning acts such as alcohol and drug use, graffiti and loitering. Sand as a base has been proven to be hazardous with hidden broken glass and syringes. As crime increases in an area, the value of the properties in that area decreases.
Councilor Lisa Bradley from Division 1, Logan City Council, says that she is speaking for the community and that the majority of residents in ‘The Sanctuary’ want the park to be developed. We are asking that the residents speak for the wildlife and native fauna and flora, and sign this petition to save Alfred Shailer Park from development.
Let’s do the right thing. Let’s make Alfred Shailer Park a park dedicated to natural simple activities that families can choose for themselves what they want to do in the wonderful space this park offers. Let's keep this park a space where families can still go to play cricket together, have a game of footy or fly a kite. But most importantly, let's preserve this park that the abundance of native wildlife have made their home.
The magnificent evergreen forest on Mt. Zlatibor is letting go under strikes of chainsaws and heavy machinery.
With pine trees taller than 15 meters and older than 70 years, stretching over 500 acres of forest land it is a predominantly influential Nature Park and self preserving ecosystem on Zlatibor.
Planted immediately upon the end of the Second World War it bore status of protected natural wealth and had become a habitat to numerous animal and plant species.
Today it's a host to a large number of families of squirrels and rabbits, also turtles, moles, hedgehogs, ant colonies, lizard dens and various birds such are robins, woodpeckers, ouzels, owls, wild pigeons, magpies, etc.
Abusing state's law regulations on environmental protection and disregarding obligatory acts of Aarhus Convention the local authorities issued The General Plan according to which the Nature Park is turned into zone of tourism and high commerce.
WARNING: The Nature Park is undergoing heavy deforestation and soil devastation by local Zlatibor authorities and Serbian Orthodox Church. Biodiversity is threatened with extinction as workers and machinery plow through in preparation to build communication and drainage network.
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Universal Studios as of this point has yet to announce any confirmation on plans for a Transformers the Ride to come to Universal Studios Orlando.
All evidence so far is showing that the park is producing more rides and other themed attractions which are aimed at a younger audience. While the other two parks Singapore and Hollywood have got the ride.
There is a very popular audience that is behind the Transformers franchise as it has been proven in many news reports that the Hollywood ride has proven popular with people who have attendees at the park even in its first week of opening.
As everyone knows Florida is one of the main holiday spots in the whole of America and this would help to improve tourism and help attracted people that are not able to attend in the theme park in California.
The equipment in this play area is out dated and highly dangerous.
5 Points Park was designed to be the central focus for activity in downtown Sarasota.
As a community we want to see live music and streets filled with activity helping our neighborhood businesses. Help us stop a few condo owners from stopping live entertainment in our public park.
The Lahaina skatepark has recently been constructed with coping and angle iron on all the ledges to make it bicycle friendly. It is one of the 3 public skateparks on maui and is constructed entirly out of cement.
Bicycles and Skateboard have co-existed on maui for many years with skaters and bikers donating countless hours to help maintain and preserve these parks.
We, the citizens of Olympia and Thurston County, take pride in respecting and protecting our environment. The upland forest in the Chambers Lake Basin can be best used to increase the size and improve the quality of the adjacent LBA Park.
The population in the Chambers Basin is growing beyond the capacity of the current parks that serve it. For years,we, the residents of SE Olympia and beyond, have been walking with friends and dogs the decades-old established trails in the woods behind LBA Park. It is a lovely setting with a forest canopy, winding trails, modest hills, solitude, and varied habitats. The forest is home to coyote, raccoon, deer, porcupine, various species of birds, including hawks, eagle, quail and many other species of animals and plants. The trails are also used for running, training, mountain biking, and occasionally horseback riding.
The largest portion of the trails are within the 80-acre Trillium development proposed for approval by the City of Olympia. The City has recently rejected the developer's proposal, but the developer, D.R. Horton (a national developer of large subdivisions) has applied to reconfigure zoning to allow a new development proposal. We now have a window of opportunity that with community support, the City, the County and the developer might be able to broker a deal to preserve this parcel as a park.
The forest within this parcel is indeed an asset to SE Olympia shaping its identity, providing habitat, shade, stormwater retention and more. Before the last remaining tracts of forest in our basin are cleared, let's save a portion of it. In doing so, we can prevent flooding, provide habitat and a wildlife corridor, and have a place nearby for all to enjoy nature.
Let's conserve the beautiful trails and forest next to LBA Park. It will be a source of inspiration for generations to come.
The City of West Palm Beach, Florida currently restricts all Mobile Food Vendors from operating in a zone they have designated as Downtown (from Palm Beach Lakes Blvd to Okeechobee Blvd and Flagler Dr to Australian Ave).
The City of West Palm Beach also restricts Mobile Food Vendors from operating closer than one block in proximity to each other, without a special event permit. The current cost for a special event permit is, $50 non-refundable application fee and a minimum of $500 per occasion.
The City of West Palm Beach is currently searching for ADDITIONAL regulations to be placed on mobile food vendors. Ideas such as, having all vendors park in a central location for a tourist attraction and restricting proximity to existing businesses are being proposed.
Please support our petition to prevent Fife Council from closing Eden Park Children's Respite Center, Cupar.
The centre provides much needed respite to special needs children and their families in Fife.
Fife Council announced the closure of the centre in their budget (Feb 2012) without consultation with families or staff at the centre. The families and staff found out about the closure via the Fife Herald.
We believe this action by the council is a disgrace and an insult to the staff and families that use the facility.
The children use Eden Park regularly. It's staff and the service are an invaluable asset to the families. The centre affords not only the children respite but parents & carers respite at home too. The children interact with other children in a safe and friendly environment that would not otherwise be afforded.
Thank you for your time.
26. BARCO Dog Park
This petition, supported by the undersigned, is directed to the Mayor, Borough Council and Park Officials of Boyertown, Pennsylvania. Its goal is to support the construction of an enclosed, off-leash dog park in a centralized, convenient location within the Boyertown Area School District. A full proposal is currently being developed that will be presented to the Borough along with this petition.
This park would be a designated area where residents and their well-behaved canine citizens can exercise and have fun in a clean, safe environment. We want to create a beautiful, well-maintained space open to all dog lovers and friends who will be willing to uphold the park’s rules and restrictions. This park will be designed to satisfy the needs of dog-owners and non-dog owners alike. We aim for this park to be a community project, supported in large part by volunteer dog advocates and maintained in partnership with the Borough of Boyertown.
In many cities, dog parks are very common. You can view the list of dog parks in each city and state by visiting this website: www.doggoes.com . However, there are no public dog parks anywhere within a 20 minute drive of Boyertown! The large number and success of dog parks all over the country demonstrate that when a group of concerned and responsible dog owners work together for a leash-free dog park, not only can this concept work but it can thrive and enrich the community.
Research shows that property values near dog parks increases, sometimes significantly. For example, in one San Francisco neighborhood, property values rose approximately 900% within five years of the construction of a dog park (and that’s not a type-o!) Consider this: parks increase the livability of a city and provide for a better sense of community. The more parks a city has, and the more variety of parks a city has, the higher its property values tend to be. Moreover, research shows a great reduction in crime in neighborhoods with dog parks. Who would want to commit a crime with fifteen dogs and their owners watching? (source: www.clevelanddogparks.com )
Therefore, we are asking the Borough of Boyertown to allow the construction of a dog park for the following reasons:
- There is not a current public dog park in our area to accommodate safe, off-leash dog activities.
- Such a park would allow families with dogs to spend more quality time with their pets.
-Having such a park located in the rear wooded currently unused portion of the Boyertown Community Park would promote better use of this land area and deter crime through higher foot-traffic and video surveillance.
- Such a park would reduce angst between dog owners, non-owners, police and park authorities regarding dog access to other city parks.
- This park would increase opportunities for residents to interact with their neighbors and help create a sense of community.
- Many dogs need exercise above and beyond human limitations; furthermore, many dog owners do not have a yard where their dogs can spend time outside, and leashes greatly limit the dog’s space and pace.
- Socializing dogs is very beneficial to the community, since it makes them less skittish and can mitigate aggressive behavior when meeting other dogs and people.
- Regular exercise is great for any dog's longevity and weight control, and the overall effect of regular exercise makes most dogs calmer and better behaved.
Please help us create a dedicated space that allows our residents to exercise their canine family members and themselves as well as benefit the community as a whole!
If you would like to be involved in our efforts, you can email email@example.com or visit www.barco-pa.com . We can update you on our next steps and see how you may be able to help out.
With the demise of BMX racing at Monroe Crossings park, the fenced area that contained the track is available for use. The city has spent $12,500 for the fencing and is now removing the dirt hills to flatten the 2 acre space.
Several people, including Public Works, have approached us, a local non-profit animal welfare organization, to gauge interest in reusing this for a dog park, MonRover Park, & form a committee.
Some residents of the adjacent subdivision are currently using this fenced area as an unofficial off leash park for their pets. The nearest dog park is Wiggly Field, 12 miles south at VOA in West Chester.
Dog parks are a popular amenity that offer diversity, year round use, low maintenance, and attract profitable animal related events to the city. Portions can be leased to dog training clubs, host agility events & offer room to exercise working animals such as canine officers & therapy dogs.
The most expensive requirement for a dog park is the land & fence - the former BMX track offers both, along with a picnic table & fenced bleacher area. There is also a large paved parking lot, restroom/concession area & state of the art playground equipment & multi acre soccer fields. Basic items that are needed is additional fencing to separate small dogs from the large dogs, a double gated entry, signage, some bench’s & landscape items such as trees.
Funding would be attained via a combination of major sponsorship, corporate & private donations, fundraising & assorted grants. Just last year, Nutro Foods gave away $500,000 for the development of a dog park.
We have held our first committee meeting & have interest from the community.
The purpose of this petition is to adequately represent the concerns of many neighbors in the area around Cleveland Park Stables, and their objections to the proposed 40 apartments on that site.
The site is 2.6 acres, but less than half of it is usable due to floodway issues. The proposed Z-43-2011 application would build a massive structure onto half of that parcel. The apartment building would be 150 feet wide, 40 ft tall, 65 feet deep and 160 feet long. The mass / scale are out of proportion for this site and it is an abuse of the multifamily zoning classification to overload 1.3 acres with 40 rental units. If the desired classification is RM-1.5, then only 19.5 units would be appropriate. RM-1 would allow 13 units. (Future land use in comprehensive plan calls for general residential.)
Residents have met with the developer and asked him to break up the oversized structure into multiple buildings (two or three) to alleviate the mass / scale problem, but the response was that there would not be enough units so he could not make enough money.
The proposed site of the building structure is fully in the flood plane. It is not in the best interest of prospective residents to rent an apartment which will frequently be inaccessible due to high water from the adjacent river.
Fire access is a concern which has not yet been addressed.
We are not opposed to change on that site, however we are opposed to this project because it is out of scale and proportion vs adjacent neighborhoods.
There are other concerns regarding parking, traffic impact, the developer's failed attempt to access thru city-owned property and apply for FEMA credit, risk to pedestrians and bikers (already an issue in a very congested space near the dog park), no turning lane into the proposed apartment space, and unappealing aesthetics of originally proposed design (open "X" boards at street level with dozens of cars lined up behind the wooden "X" facing Woodland Way).
The prospective developer has no experience in residential. His background is "big box" and has done projects such as Kohl's and Dick's Sporting Goods.
Just say NO to "BIG BOX ON WOODLAND WAY."
We urge all neighbors to please sign this petition and to attend the Planning Commission meeting on TH 2/9/12 at 4 pm in City Hall to voice your objection.
There are nearly 400 homes in the Ranch Cordova community of Kavala Ranch who have no public neighborhood park to safely play.
The master plan for the community officially known as Anatolia III includes a four acre park in the northern middle of the neighborhood. The park will be connected by bike path to the parks in the northern Anatolia neighborhood.
A sign announcing this planned park site has been up for more than four years. The residents of Kavala Ranch cannot wait any longer for a neighborhood park and would like construction to begin Spring 2012.
Since the removal of ramps from Hillworth Park there has been a need for new skate, scooter and BMX facilities in Devizes. The mayor of Devizes and the area board have made public commitments to finding suitable sites and funding for these facilities for young people.
Young people do not want to skate in the streets or cause a nuisance to others, but do want somewhere to go where they can practice and enjoy skating, scooters and BMXs.
If your town doesn't have a skate park, your town IS a skate park.