Greenbelt Alliance

UPDATE: Vital Lands Finally Adopted despite Farm Bureau objections

Good news Vital Lands, protecting our environmental resources was  finally adopted. While we highly commend the action, Supervisor Hopkins, ambitious opportunist for any media coverage, was quick to insert her picture on the front page. Don’t diss all the hard work that was done by others, they are the ones deserving the credit. You rarely […]

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UPDATE: REJECTED UNANIMOUSLY: Oppose Luxury Resort in CS – Public Hearing –

The unanimous 4 – 0 vote against luxury resort in community remains in limbo due to county staff failures so it will come back and things could change. We had super strong testimony from about 25 community leaders, voters and experts along with 300 comments sent in opposing so the BZA agreed 100 percent that

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Wine and Water Watch Team

PD: Close to Home: A greenbelt is no place for a resort

PD: Close to Home: A greenbelt is no place for a resort TERI SHORE TERI SHORE IS NORTH BAY REGIONAL DIRECTOR FOR GREENBELT ALLIANCE. July 5, 2020, 12:10AM In the middle of the COVID-19 crisis, political unrest and economic uncertainty, Sonoma County is seeking to bypass voters and flout open space protections to push forward

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Buzzard Gulch, more organizations weigh in, PUBLIC HEARING JULY 9 – 1 PM SONOMA COUNTY BOARD OF ZONING ADJUSTMENTS – COMMENT DEADLINE JULY 5 Oppose Luxury Resort in Community Separator

Nothing of this size or scale (100 events totaling 10,000 people per year) has ever been allowed in a community separator or in RRD zoning. It would undermine decades of longstanding greenbelt protection and city-centered growth. PUBLIC HEARING JULY 9 – 1 PM SONOMA COUNTY BOARD OF ZONING ADJUSTMENTS – COMMENT DEADLINE JULY 5 Oppose

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Greenbelt Alliance: Media Advisory – Luxury Resort Threatens Protected Greenbelt

“The luxury resort and event center conflicts with critical and longstanding greenbelt protections and overrides the will of the voters,” said Teri Shore, North Bay Regional Director for Greenbelt Alliance. “It must be denied or let the voters decide.”   The County of Sonoma is accepting public comments on the luxury resort and event center

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Greenbelt Alert – Defend Community Separator from Luxury Resort in Burn Zone

Opinion: Once again the supervisors and Permit Sonoma are prioritizing wealthy investors over the safety of the residents living in the fire prone area under the cover of the virus lock down despite voters resoundingly voting for community separators.  “The County of Sonoma is bypassing voters and flouting open space protections to push forward a

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