ARGH. COUNTY SUPES APPROVE ‘ALTA MIRA’ GATED CONDO PLAN FOR JOSHUA TREE, 3-2

More on this later. For now, here’s the straight news from 107.7 KCDZ

A controversial housing development in Joshua Tree, the 248 units on 105 gated acres known as Alta mira, got a green light at yesterday’s meeting of the Board of Supervisors in San Bernardino. The 3-2 vote in favor of the project, and against the appeal concluded almost a decade of back and forth over development of the pristine desert between Highway 62 and Friendly Hills Elementary School. As expected, Board Chair James Ramos and Supervisor Robert Lovingood voted in favor of the appeal. With no discussion or comment, Supervisor Josie Gonzales voted for the development along with Janice Rutherford and Curt Hagman. Plans call for the gated community to be built in phases with final build out ten years away. Opponents of the project have objected to its high density and other elements which do not conform to the Joshua Tree Community Plan.

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2 Responses to ARGH. COUNTY SUPES APPROVE ‘ALTA MIRA’ GATED CONDO PLAN FOR JOSHUA TREE, 3-2

  1. Sonia Vazquez says:

    What can we do to stop it now?

  2. Jamie says:

    Is there anything else that can prevent this? I want to help defend this sacred place. My heart is breaking.

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