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PDF Letters to the Editor (18 KB - PDF)
10/14/08 - Foothills Sentry
Dear Editor: You can’t open a newspaper today without seeing some article on the housing crisis. Mortgage lenders are going bankrupt, banks are writing down billions of dollars in home loans and the homebuilders that have survived are hanging by a thread. ...

PDF Don't Lose Sight of Goals in Negotiations (80 KB - PDF)
09/08/08 - Foothills Sentry
The proposed development of the Sully Miller sand and gravel site threatens to pit neighbor against neighbor as the developer and his coalition trade letters, flyers and community meetings with the Orange Park Association. ...

PDF Sell Out of the OPA Specific Plan (18 KB - PDF)
08/12/08 - Foothills Sentry
A self-appointed coalition has entered into an agreement with the owners of the Sully-Miller site and has bargained away the Specific Plan that has governed OPA for 35 years.

PDF Vocal Few Hope to Drive Development Decision (24 KB - PDF)
08/12/08 - Foothills Sentry
A handful of residents, some who live near the Sully-Miller site slated for development, have teamed with the landowner to pressure the City of Orange, Orange Park Acres and surrounding neighborhoods to accept a building plan that ignores current zoning, minimum lot-size requirements and includes 528 housing units. ...

PDF OPA at Stake in Dual Development Proposals (23 KB - PDF)
07/10/08 - Foothills Sentry
A handful of residents, some who live near the Sully-Miller site slated for development, have teamed with the landowner to pressure the City of Orange, Orange Park Acres and surrounding neighborhoods to accept a building plan that ignores current zoning, minimum lot-size requirements and includes 528 housing units. ...

PDF President's Message (19 KB - PDF)
Summer 2008
What a great 4th of July Parade we had! Thanks to everyone who participated and watched and to John Cox and Richard Siebert for organizing it. Special thanks go to the MacMillans who arraigned for the skydivers to open the parade. I would also be remiss if I did not thank Salem for opening their facilities for the parade. ...

PDF OPA Residents Vow to Work With Developer on Ridgeline/Sully Miller Plan (14 KB - PDF)
06-08 - Foothills Sentry
At the request of the Orange Park Acres Real Estate Committee, the City of Orange has hired a land use consulting firm to assist with the creation of an equitable development plan for the Ridgeline and Sully Miller Properties. ...

PDF Letters to the Editor (19 KB - PDF)
02-12-08 - Foothills Sentry
Dear Editor, Orange/Orange Park Acres is highly desirable are to live in because it offers MANY opportunities for various recreational opportunities. ...

PDF Ridgeline Rezoning Vote Delayed; Residents Rally to Kill It or Keep It (16 KB - PDF)
02-12-08 - Foothills Sentry
The Orange Park Association Board of Directors delayed voting on the controversial proposal to rezone the former Ridgeline golf course from recreation/open space to residential following a community meeting that revealed a deep division between residents who fear the worst and those who hope for the best. ...

PDF Opportunity for Open Space (11 KB - PDF)
02-12-08 - Foothills Sentry
While the debate over the zoning of the 51-acre Ridgeline property is centered in Orange Park Acres, the fate of the area’s precarious open space will impact the entire City of Orange and surrounding communities. ...

 

 


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