Date Archives June 2005

Too good not to post

Weare, New Hampshire (PRWEB) Could a hotel be built on the land owned by Supreme Court Justice David H…. A new ruling by the Supreme Court which was supported by Justice Souter himself itself might allow it. A private developer is seeking to use this very law to build a hotel on Souter’s land.

Justice Souter’s vote in the “Kelo vs. City of New London” decision allows city governments to take land from one private owner and give it to another if the government will generate greater tax revenue or other economic benefits when the land is developed by the new owner.

On Monday June 27, Logan Darrow Clements, faxed a request to Chip Meany the code enforcement officer of the Towne of Weare, New Hampshire seeking to start the application process to build a hotel on 34 Cilley Hill Road.

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The July Forum Watch is out

It is somewhat ironic that reports released last month by Albemarle County , the total number of new dwelling units approved in 2004 is at its lowest point since 1995. The total number of new single family homes built in 2004 (484) is the second lowest number of such units since 2000.In the region labeled “America ’s #1 Community” one would anticipate this number increasing not decreasing. Albemarle County ’s Community Development department, at the direction of the Planning Commission and ultimately the Board of Supervisors, is restricting the supply of housing by keeping major rezoning in process for several years rather than months.

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