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DEVELOPMENT PROJECT NEWS

Many of you are familiar with a number of the Development Projects happening around town - from the Village South Specific Plan , The CommonsOld School House - Colby Circle, Gable Crossing, Clara Oaks, etc.
Claremont Heritage will continue to  keep you up to date on these projects as they relate to the preservation of our Cultural Resources:

There are two items in this News Letter that relate to Development Projects ~

The first is the City Council meeting tonight - Tuesday, September 24th at 7:00 pm in the Council Chambers at 207 W 2nd Street  - where appeals to a development extension for the Colby Circle Town Homes will be heard.
   
It is important that the community weigh in on projects that could impact the quality of life that we currently enjoy.

The second is a Position Statement that the Claremont Heritage Board approved regarding the Village South Specific Plan.

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PRESERVATION/POLICY UPDATES

The Claremont Heritage Board of Directors met on Thursday, September 17, 2019 and adopted two Position Statements that relate to our mission, they include:

Position Statement regarding the City of Claremont, Village South Specific Plan:
We support the City's efforts to create a redevelopment plan for Village South that will preserve our history, honor our cultural heritage and follow the guiding principals of our General Plan.



Position Statement regarding the City of Claremont Local Sales Tax Measure CR:
  We support the City of Claremont Local Sales Tax Measure CR to ensure that tax revenues stay in Claremont and are used for those things that preserve and maintain elements of our community relating to our cultural heritage.



 
 City Meetings This Week - Stay Informed!  
 
 
Claremont City Hall Photograph by Kent Kanouse
 
Stay informed and attend City Council and Commission meetings. All City meetings give opportunity for Public Comment and community members are encouraged to their voice their opinions on topics that may or may not be on the agenda in a public forum.  The Brown Act excludes the Council or Commission from taking action on items not on the agenda, but they can be referred to Staff for followup.  Here is what is happening this week:

City Council Meeting
Link to Agenda HERE 
 
ITEM OF INTEREST  
 
PUBLIC HEARINGS - Each speaker providing public comment will be allowed four (4) continuous minutes to speak, which cannot be delegated. 
 
PUBLIC HEARING - Item #6
APPEALS OF ARCHITECTURAL COMMISSION APPROVAL OF EXTENSION OF TIME REQUEST FOR COLBY CIRCLE TOWNHOMES ARCHITECTURAL AND SITE PLAN REVIEW # 07-A08.

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Architectural Commission Meeting
 
Link to Agenda HERE  
 
ITEMS OF INTEREST 
 
PUBLIC HEARINGS - Each speaker providing public comment will be allowed four (4) continuous minutes to speak, which cannot be delegated.
 
 
Public Hearing Item #3 ARCHITECTURAL AND SITE PLAN REVIEW # 16-A09 , REVIEW OF PROPOSED 63-FOOT TALL STEEPLE /BELL TOWER TO SERVE AS A CONCEALED WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS FACILITY FOR VERIZON WIRELESS LOCATED AT 509 S. COLLEGE AVENUE. ( #16-SUDP11 , A STAFF -LEVEL SPECIAL USE & DEVELOPMENT PERMIT REVIEW IS ASSOCIATED WITH THIS APPLICATION) APPLICANT - SMARTLINK, LLC ON BEHALF OF VERIZON WIRELESS 3.
 
 
Public Hearing Item #4 SIGN REVIEW FILE # 19-S04 REQUEST FOR A NEW SIGN PROGRAM FOR THE CLAREMONT LINCOLN UNIVERSITY BUILDING LOCATED AT 150 W . FIRST STREET . APPLICANT - EAGLE SIGNS ON BEHALF OF CLAREMONT LINCOLN UNIVERSITY .  
 
Rendering of Claremont Lincoln University courtesy of Swaback Partners  

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I look forward to seeing, and hearing you, at our City meetings! 

"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has." MARGARET MEAD

Please contact me if you would like to know more about Claremont Heritage and keeping Claremont's History Alive.  See how you can be involved below.


Best regards,
David Shearer
director@claremontheritage.org  (909) 621-0848
 
 
 
CLAREMONT HERITAGE
Get Involved!  
 
Become a part of the only inclusive local membership-based non-profit organization charged with a mission to advance, preserve and celebrate the historic architectural, natural and cultural resources of our community through collaboration, education and advocacy.

 
  Our members make our work possible. As a member, you join a network of more than 500 supporters who are committed to protecting our shared architectural and cultural heritage. Members receive regular updates from Claremont Heritage about our work, and receive discounts on programs and events.
 
    
 
 
Become a Claremont Heritage volunteer and help keep Claremont's history alive. If you enjoy working towards a common cause,  
 
There are many opportunities - helping with Events, Archives, Office, Tours, and more!  
Hours are flexible and we couldn't do it without people like you!
   

BECOME A SPONSOR 
Partner with Claremont Heritage and help fulfill our mission! Sponsorship opportunities include our programs and events such as our
Annual Awards Gala and Home Tour.
  All sponsors enjoy significant visibility and promotion at sponsored events. You can sponsor a single event or support us throughout the year as an Annual Partner.
 
BECOME A DONOR
Donors, no matter how large or how small play an important role in the preservation of our history.  Financial contributions are not the only way to give.  We happily receive art and ephemera for our archives, or items that we can sell.  For more information, contact  
Remembering Claremont Heritage in your will or estate plan is a meaningful way to ensure that together we will be able to continue to protect the unique and historically significant character of Claremont.  Join our Legacy Society and create a Legacy that will benefit future generations. 
  
 


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Claremont Heritage is a not for profit 501C3 Corporation
All donations are tax-deductible as allowed by law

Please consider helping to support our Educational Programs:
 
Speaker/Film Series, Third Grade History Program,  
Publications and Exhibitions - Documenting, Celebrating and
Preserving Claremont's Cultural Heritage!
 
 

Please
 
Thank You ! 
 
Claremont Heritage Inc. | PO Box 742 Claremont, CA 91711  | (909) 621.0848 info@claremontheritage.org  | www.claremontheritage.org
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