Thursday, November 13, 2008

Golf Club's future topic of meeting

News-Press article November 13, 2008

A town hall meeting to discuss the future of the property once known as The Golf Club will be Tuesday in Cape Coral City Council Chambers at City Hall.

The meeting will be from 6:30-8:30 p.m. It will be televised by Cape TV (channel 14).
Councilwoman Dolores Bertolini is hosting the meeting.

Possible future uses of the land will be discussed, including:

~Inclusion of the course into the Community Redevelopment Area

~Purchase of the course by the Trust for Public Lands

~CRA purchase from the trust

Among the speakers will be Carl Schwing, assistant city manager, Save Our Recreation consultant Joe Mazurkiewicz, Trust for Public Lands planner Doug Hattaway and CRA director John Jacobsen.

There will be a question-and-answer period from 7:30-8:30 p.m.

There are so many rumors out there and I have been getting so many calls, like 'I heard it was going to be sold,' or 'planes have been flying overhead taking aerial views,' that I thought it was time to have a meeting to tell everything I know at this point and to have the CRA come with their proposal, "Bertolini said.