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Chatham’s impact fees are not fair and its not right

April 12, 2016
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Date: Sat, 9 Apr 2016 12:00:57 -0400 From: “stinmar1 Subject: Brad a simple explanation to impact and schools Brad there are 100 counties in NC . 98 of them do not charge an impact fee and a good number of them including Wake County have been building new schools and some have far better schools

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Shout Out to Gaines Steer on his talk: Community Leadership and Development in Columbia, MD

March 2, 2016
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Date: Mon, 29 Feb 2016 10:35:58 -0500 From: Gregory Louie Subject: Shout Out to Gaines Steer on his talk: Community Leadership and Development in Columbia, MD A quick shout out to Gaines Steer for providing us with some insights into the development of Columbia, MD. A fascinating history well told! I had the pleasure of

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Impact fees disproportionately burden people with lower incomes

March 1, 2016
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Date: Tue, 9 Feb 2016 08:25:53 -0500 From: cryptik Subject: Re: impact fees I have gathered information on impact fees in the past. I do not seem to still have my old research in a convenient place. Let’s see what I can dig up right now instead. Some of my favorite points are from this

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Come up with a set of impact fees based on the Tischer Bise report

February 28, 2016
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Date: Sun, 7 Feb 2016 23:22:27 -0500 From: “*protected email*” Subject: impact fee legal application I have done a large amount of reading and one question I have in particular keeps getting the same answer . I want to see what others opinion of this is .. This is a copy of what the state

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Pittsboro Matters case against Chatham Park was dismissed with prejudice

January 21, 2016
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Date: Mon, 18 Jan 2016 20:13:59 -0500 From: virginia penley Subject: RE: Pittsboro Matters and Duck Decoy Last week I posted a couple of comments after the latest misleading cyber communications from Pittsboro Matters. I received a few private comments, which prompted me to do more research. What I discovered was that their case was

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City convenience with traffic and crowds vs. rural Chatham County living

January 8, 2016
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Date: Sun, 20 Dec 2015 12:48:55 -0500 From: “John R Dykers” Subject: Sherri Shepherd’s post and a look ahead. I grew up in Jacksonville, Fla. and once lived in Cameron Village in Raleigh, so I know what you mean about city convenience, and traffic and crowds. But you and I chose to move here, and

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Chatham EDC names Kyle Touchstone new president

January 4, 2016
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Date: Fri, 18 Dec 2015 18:56:34 +0000 From: Alyssa Byrd Subject: Chatham EDC names new president Chatham Economic Development Corporation (EDC) chair Chris Ehrenfeld announced Wednesday that Kyle Touchstone will lead the organization as its next president. Touchstone will begin February 1, 2016 and will succeed Dianne Reid, who is retiring at the end of

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Perpetual lawsuits equal perpetual war in Chatham

January 4, 2016
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Date: Fri, 18 Dec 2015 13:35:26 -0500 From: virginia penley Subject: Perpetual lawsuits equal perpetual war in Chatham I had a chance to read the latest positive spin that Pittsboro Matters, Inc. put on their latest loss in court. Of course they lay claim to any improvements in the process and plan and they throw

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Perpetual lawsuits equal perpetual war in Chatham

January 4, 2016
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Date: Fri, 18 Dec 2015 13:35:26 -0500 From: virginia penley Subject: Perpetual lawsuits equal perpetual war in Chatham I had a chance to read the latest positive spin that Pittsboro Matters, Inc. put on their latest loss in court. Of course they lay claim to any improvements in the process and plan and they throw

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Holding Chatham Park accountable

January 4, 2016
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Date: Tue, 22 Dec 2015 09:41:15 -0500 From: Duck Decoy Subject: Holding Chatham Park accountable Penley and Voller complaining about lawsuits as though outside developers would play nice when there are millions of dollars to be made rolling over county concerns–this insults common sense. Chatham Park investors don’t care about land use plans or quality

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Holding Chatham Park accountable

January 4, 2016
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Date: Tue, 22 Dec 2015 09:41:15 -0500 From: Duck Decoy Subject: Holding Chatham Park accountable Penley and Voller complaining about lawsuits as though outside developers would play nice when there are millions of dollars to be made rolling over county concerns–this insults common sense. Chatham Park investors don’t care about land use plans or quality

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Chatham Park and Quality of Life of folks who already live here

January 2, 2016
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Date: Wed, 23 Dec 2015 14:51:47 -0500 From: “John R Dykers” Subject: Chatham Park and Quality of Life of folke who already live here Of course Chatham Park investors (I am not one and already live here) intend to make money. But it is not a sound business model for Chatham Park to destroy the

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Things to Do in Chapel Hill near Briar Chapel

December 23, 2015
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Chapel Hill Magazine recently published a list of things you must do in Chapel Hill, which we thought was worth posting. Please note we have made a few substitutions, based on our own experience of living in this part of the Triangle for...

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Chatham planning board meeting at 6:30 pm for Sunset Grove subdivision on Mount Gilead Church Road

December 1, 2015
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Date: Mon, 23 Nov 2015 12:43:14 -0500 From: John Roach Subject: Planning board meeting for Sunset Grove Tuesday December 1, 2015 at 6:30 PM the planning board will have a public hearing and subdivision review in the auditorium of the Agricultural Building, 65 East St., Pittsboro, NC about the new Sunset Grove subdivision on Mount

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Clear cutting behind Chatham Forest in Pittsboro

September 30, 2015
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Date: Tue, 29 Sep 2015 08:23:54 -0400 From: lrascals2 Subject: Clear cutting Just let me go on the record as saying.. I dislike using the Chat list to vent….or defend myself…or name call…or use any negativity, whatsoever. .as so many do…and why I hardly read it anymore. …but to the person clear cutting behind the

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Last Week’s Hottest Chatham Online Bulletin Board Topics – Week of Sept. 20, 2015

September 28, 2015
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Date: Sun, 27 Sep 2015 22:20:53 -0400 From: Gene Galin Subject: Last Week’s Hottest Chatham Online Bulletin Board Topics 1. Pittsboro town board candidate, Casey Mann wants to raise Chatham County taxes (Read 3754 times) at http://chatham-county-nc.com/bulletinboard/index.php/topic,32827.0.html 2. Howard, Hales & Crawford give away $30,000 without going through budget process (Read 3090 times) at http://chatham-county-nc.com/bulletinboard/index.php/topic,32835.0.html

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2015 Parade of Homes Features 11 Green-Certified Homes in Briar Chapel

September 28, 2015
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2015 Parade of Homes Features 11 Green-Certified Homes in Briar Chapel

Now in its 32nd year, the 2015 Parade of Homes in Durham, Orange & Chatham Counties will be held over three weekends in October: October 3-4, 9-11, and 16-18, 2015 from Noon-5pm each day.This is a free, self-guided tour showcasing the latest d...

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8th Annual Pepper Festival in Briar Chapel on September 27th

September 26, 2015
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8th Annual Pepper Festival in Briar Chapel on September 27th

Final preparations are underway for the 8th Annual Pepper Festival, which is taking place on Sunday (September 27, 2015) from 3-7pm at Briar Chapel's Great Meadow Park.Although the festival had very humble beginnings, it is quickly becoming North ...

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Just Listed: 1701 Briar Chapel Pkwy

September 21, 2015
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Just Listed: 1701 Briar Chapel Pkwy

Jen just listed one of Saussy Burbank’s popular "Bynum" models for sale in Briar Chapel.Situated on an established street only one blck from the Briar Club, saltwater pools, playground & a community garden, this home features a number of upgraded...

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2nd Saturday Briar Chapel Summer Concert – September 12th w/ LEGGZ

September 4, 2015
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2nd Saturday Briar Chapel Summer Concert – September 12th w/ LEGGZ

Please join us on Saturday, September 12th from 6-9pm in Great Meadow Park as Briar Chapel hosts its next Music in the Meadow summer concert!Bring a lawn chair and listen to some great 70s & 80s music with LEGGZ while enjoying tasty offer...

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