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Affordable Housing and a Park: the Legion Property Committee Issues Recommendations

Last May, five members of the Chapel Hill Town Council signed a petition to ask the Town Manager to begin the process of developing an “implementable plan” for the development of the American Legion property, a 36-acre piece of land that the town purchased for $7.9 million in 2016. More specifically, the petition asked the …

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Facts about the American Legion site: A response to CHALT’s ‘A New Park…’ Blog Post

This piece was written by Melody Kramer with input from Geoff Green, Caroline Dwyer, John Rees, Stephen Whitlow, and Martin Johnson. Update – June 16, 2022 On June 5, CHALT published an anonymous blog post (“A New Park…) containing serious accusations of misconduct against several Town of Chapel Hill council members without any supporting evidence. Our …

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A Tale of Two (or maybe Four) Petitions: Determining the Future of the American Legion Property

tl;dr – A CHALT petition circulating calls for park on the American Legion site. The petition is misleading: The plan has ALWAYS been to build a park on the American Legion site. Five members of Town Council announced plans to build a “world class park” on the site last week, in addition to some retail …

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