Developer Gives Up On Applewood Golf Course Rezoning

Applewood_Golf_Course_2As of Nov. 6, developer Carlson and Associates has dropped its plan to buy the 145-acre Applewood Golf Course in unincorporated Jefferson County near Wheat Ridge. The Prospect Recreation and Park District is now in a position to buy the property as open space following a Nov. 3 election in which voters approved a 1-mill property tax as well as an increase in debt up to $19 million to buy the land from Molson Coors.  The beer company has owned the golf course since the 60s. Molson Coors said in a statement that they are considering all options including selling the land to park district.  Carlson and Associates was seeking a rezoning to allow for 424 homes. The course and restaurant are at 140001 W. 32nd Avenue.

 

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Michelle Poolet

PLAN Jeffco Board Member. Michelle Poolet is a relative new-comer to PLAN Jeffco, but not to the world of volunteer work. She has been on the Board of PLAN Jeffco since 2008, and in that time has worked hard to ensure the success of various PJ conferences and events. She is part of the PLAN Jeffco web content subcommittee, and liaisons between the PLAN Jeffco Board and the Open Space Advisory Committee. Her “day job” is as President and Chief Enterprise Architect of Mount Vernon Data Systems, a BBB A+ accredited database consulting company. Michelle lives on Lookout Mountain, in unincorporated JeffCo, with her best pal, TessaRose the collie, with whom she enjoys daily trekking in the forests.

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