Sunday, September 7, 2014

Action Alert Please Attend Public Meeting on Oak Creek Housing Development Sept 22 6 pm

Here is an action alert about the September 22 6 pm Public Meeting on the DEIR for Oak Creek. We hope you will attend.  Please come and share your questions and views.  We appreciate the city providing this opportunity.

Escondido Neighbors United

Action Alert

Public Meeting
Oak Creek Housing Development and Annexation
Monday, September 22, 2014
6:00 pm
Escondido City Council Chambers
Escondido will hold a public meeting on the findings and comments of the Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) for Oak Creek.  Oak Creek is a proposal by Santa-Monica developers to build 65 homes in a gated community on existing open space and farmland adjacent to Felicita Park on the ‘duck pond’ property in a rural area.  It will annex over 40-acres to the city.

Escondido Neighbors United (ENU) has the following objections to the project.
·         New homes should not be built on contaminated or unhealthful areas for future residents.
·         New homes should not be built or permitted while area is in a major drought.
·         Project is too dense for the rural character of the area.
·         The City should not annex contaminated land.
·         Impacts to the mature native trees, creek, and habitat should be avoided.
·         Loss of over 25 acres of quality farmland.
·         New development should require state-of-the-art energy efficiency, solar, and low-impact design features to reduce stormwater pollution.
·         Flooding and traffic increases are underestimated in the DEIR.

We OPPOSE Oak Creek as proposed. 
ENU supports cleanup of the site and
use for a significant expansion of Felicita Park.
Comments are due on Sept 29, 2014 to Mr. Bill Martin, Principal Planner, City of Escondido, Planning Division, 201 North Broadway, Escondido, CA 92025-2798,Fax 760-839-4313

Please join us.  Visit our Website for more information

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