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High Rises in West Highland? Residents Say No

There seems to be a consistent theme among Counties, Municipalities, and high-density developers: Just keep “educating” the people on what they really need and want, as obviously the problem in pushing through unwanted projects resides not in the greed of the developer nor the inappropriateness of the project, but rather the ignorance of the people. If people were

 
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Smart Growth & TOD’s : Not meeting Expectations

Smart Growth / TOD / High Density developments do not appear to be having the impact predicted.  In many instances, these developments appear to have harmed property owners and failed to achieve the glorious predictions made about their economic viability and long-term sustainability.  The high vacancy rates in southeast Arvada’s urban renewal district, as well as the City of Portland’s struggles

 
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Your Tax Dollars at work with RTD

[facebook][/facebook]  RTD talking points detail how to organize against property owners April 23, 2009 By Face The State Face the State Staff Report  A 2008 presentation by a top Regional Transportation District official is spurring questions about the transit authority’s use of taxpayer dollars to teach other agencies how to effectively prevail against property owners

 
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Proposed Amendments to Adams County Zoning Regulations

[facebook]PROPOSED AMENDMENTS to STANDARDS & REGULATIONS INCLUDE the REMOVAL of  ZONING CLASSIFICATIONS and REQUIREMENTS  Adams County Board of County Commissioners Hearing Monday Dec. 13th, 2010 beginning promptly at 10:00am Admin Building, 450 south 4th Avenue, Brighton  ADAMS COUNTY- Concerned Citizens for Compatible Development (CCCD), a grassroots coalition of neighborhood groups, business owners, and property rights

 
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Public Private Partnerships a Trap that Must Be Avoided

[facebook] P3 A Trap The City Must Avoid Published December 9, 2010 City council will soon consider using a public-private partnership to finance Edmonton’s LRT expansion, as well as other options, including money from the province, an additional charge on transit fares and tax increases.  While no one, transit rider and car driver alike, wants

 
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