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Ben Royce's News Posts Tagged 'development' (3)

Conversation with my neighbor about a developer overstepping his bounds

My neighbor, Judith Vanderhoef, approached me just now walking my kids home from school and I promised I'd get the word out so there's more awareness:

She is being bothered by a developer, Rodney Weber.

He is developing the two large parcels on South Avenue.

He added a third property to be developed, behind the two large parcels, that is accessed by an old strip of trail, running from Sargent Avenue. I think it dates to the days of the Sargent…


Added by Ben Royce on April 10, 2015 at 3:30pm — 5 Comments

The Beacon 248 Project: Important meeting tomorrow, 2/10, 7PM, City Hall

The Beacon City Council will discuss the Beacon 248 project on Tioronda Avenue at the Workshop Meeting scheduled fortomorrow, Monday, February 10, 2014 (agenda attached). The applicant and his developer will be present to discuss the proposed project and to answer questions from the Council.

Based on the last Council workshop on January 27th (video now available on the City’s website and on channel 22) when the Council first reviewed this project, there will be questions…


Added by Ben Royce on February 9, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Waterfront Linkage Committee Public Meeting

So I thought the meeting tonight was good. At least a hundred people were there. Lots of participation, some divergent views. The biggest points of contention seemed to be:

1. increasing the height of buildings. 4 stories, maybe even 5. lots of people for it and against it, mainly concerned about viewsheds of the mountain. The current mayor and…


Added by Ben Royce on May 16, 2012 at 10:30pm — 30 Comments

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