Prospect Park Rec District Tries to Buy Golf Course

Applewood Golf CourseFrom: Denver Post, 08/29/15

Prospect Recreation and Park District has submitted a ballot measure to its voters requesting help in acquiring the Applewood Golf Course property in Jefferson County.

The measure asks voters to incur a debt to finance the purchase of the 140-acre property, which has been the center of controversysince a developer announced plans to purchase it for residential development.

A second ballot measure asks for a one-mill property tax increase to support the Prospect Recreation and Park District properties generally, including this proposed acquisition, district board chairman Jim Zimmerman said in a news release Friday….

http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_28720969/rec-district-seeks-ok-to-purchase-applewood-golf-course-near-golden

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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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