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CITY COUNCIL TO TAKE UP GROWTH MANAGEMENT INITIATIVE’S NEXT STEP AT COUNCIL MEETING

The next step for our Growth Management Initiative has been agendized for Tuesday’s in-person City Council Meeting on July 6:   A. Receive and file the City Clerk’s certification of the Redlanders for Responsible Growth Management’s – “An Initiative Ordinance of The People of Redlands Amending the Principles of Managed Development of the Redlands General Plan;” B. Consideration of options pursuant to …

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REDLANDS COMMUNITY NEWS: FOES OF TALL BUILDINGS IN REDLANDS FILE PETITIONS FOR SPECIAL ELECTION

From the Redlands Community News: The Friends of Redlands and Redlands for Responsible Growth Management turned in signatures calling for a special election to stop tall and dense development on Monday, June 7. The groups have been collecting signatures since September to limit building height to three stories in Redlands. The groups do not approve …

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REDLANDS DAILY FACTS: A WHOPPING 7,715 GROWTH MANAGEMENT INITIATIVE PETITION SIGNATURES SUBMITTED TO THE CITY

From the Redlands Daily Facts: A ballot initiative that would limit heights of buildings in the area around the upcoming rail line could be before Redlands voters this year after supporters wheeled thousands of signed petitions into the City Clerk’s Office on Monday, June 7. About two dozen supporters, most wearing yellow “no high rises” T-shirts, …

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REPORT: HIGH-RISE INITIATIVE REACHES SIGNATURE MINIMUM FOR SPECIAL ELECTION

From the Redlands Community News: The Friends of Redlands’ Stop Hi-Rise Initiative has gained enough signatures for a special election this year and a ballot measure in 2022. The registrar of voters still needs to validate the signatures. The community group started collecting signatures in September and has amassed more than  6,409, according to member …

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JUST SAY NO: MALL SITE PROPOSAL INCLUDES STRUCTURE AS TALL AS CITI BANK BUILDING ON STATE STREET

Per Redlands Daily Facts: Village Partners’ proposal for State Street Village includes mixed-use, three-, four- and five-story buildings with up to 722 housing units, but the builder is open to revisiting the five-story features, according to company principal Don Henry…The proposal also includes a six-level parking structure with 780 spaces… To help visualize just how tall …

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WE’RE ALMOST THERE!

We are excited to share with you that, in just five months’ time, we have collected more than 5,000 signatures for our Growth Management initiative petition!  This is really wonderful news!  Barring inadmissible signatures, the Growth Management initiative has now qualified for a General Election.  However, because a General Election will not take place for nearly two years, we are hoping to …

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