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|Novato:Protest over Purposed senior housing:public transport+medical + other+ Eco.conserns|
|Date||Saturday January 30|
|Time||12:00 PM - 7:00 PM|
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have taken position on this yet david q - and this several years from being approved - i take bus ironically - so probably wont come - if its so far from transport
12:00 noon to 7:00 pm on both Friday, 1/29/10 and Saturday, 1/30/10, Unity in Marin (Main Chapel), 600 Palm Drive, Novato, CA
Purposed senior housing
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|davidquinley [at] aol.com|
To see designs online and get more information about the California Senior Housing Design Competition check
local homeowners org. http://bahianovato.org/bahiahoa/outside_home.asp taken no position yet
County wide tenants org. http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=75836112932&ref=mf
....Bahia neighborhood have organized in protest of the hillside development no matter how green it might be....
....Protesters say too far from public transportation, medical facilities and other conveniences that seniors often need.
Drainage in Bahia is already bad, Price said. Having a large complex on
the hillside abo...ve existing homes could be a nightmare, she added.......Drainage in Bahia is already bad, Price said.
Having a large complex on the hillside above existing homes could be a
nightmare, she added....
...take several years before the units pass through
the stages of city government approval and are open and livable,
opposition is growing in Bahia, a lagoon-front area on the city's
...."The designs are wonderful and I'm sure they would be great for the
right location, but the location is our No. 1 concern," she said. "It
is not an appropriate location for senior housing or any high-density
housing. I am dismayed to see that none Novato senior housing, entrant number 143 of the designers took into account the remote location."
The Suburban Alternatives Land Trust obtained the two 7.5-acre parcels
for $2,000 - the cost of a transfer of title - in early 2005 from
owners who asked to remain anonymous. The lots had been listed
originally for $2.71 million.....
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