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Which side do you favor: Residents or Home builders?
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Which side do you favor: Residents or Home builders?

I support the homeowners.

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I support the construction of new homes.

0

I support the homeowners.

37 Comments
Nels Peterson
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Nels Peterson

Residents purchased their homes based on being on a golf course & paid golf course prices. They don't deserve to all of a sudden live in the middle of a residential neighborhood, with no golf course.

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CMac
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CMac

Community was built & sold as a golf community - look at the streets (17th Tee, Fairway Heights, etc. ) & how all of the homes were marketed. This should not change after many people have made their biggest (and most important life decision) and the same builder made lots of money off them

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DeBacker Melis
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DeBacker Melis

Have b lived in Bend over 40 years. Sad to say, Bend sucks, no it really does.....

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DeBacker Melis
DeBacker Melis

Minus b + f

Ltk Man
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Ltk Man

If the homeowners win their fight (and I hope they do), I would hope each and every one pay for membership at the golf course to insure it stays in business. It's only reasonable.

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k san
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k san

MOST DEFINITELY the homeowners!!! Those people spent hundreds of thousands of dollars for their homes to be in a golfing community, and no one should be able to just change the rules of the development w/o agreement from them. I suspect they will win their lawsuit, and I hope they do!!

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Brad Livsey
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Brad Livsey

I vote for the support of the owner of record of real estate owned in that development

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Teri Stamos
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Teri Stamos

I have lived on Awbrey Butte for 25 years. To think more housing will ruin what I have appreciated and taken advantage of (my whole family are golfers) just makes me angry. Bend needs this public golf course. Greed cannot continue being the driving force in the ruination of Bend.

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Richard Dillard
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Richard Dillard

If the builders had their way they would build homes so close you would have a hard time opening your door.

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Ann Proctor
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Ann Proctor

Residents bought their home because it was on a golf course. They deserve to keep that status!

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Marily Sylva Badger
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Marily Sylva Badger

This scenario has played itself out all over the country at the expense of the homeowner! Every money grubbing developer and builder is clambering over themselves to build MORE HOMES! Enough is enough already! How fast do you want to ruin what’s left of a once quiet little town?

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DeBacker Melis
DeBacker Melis

Right! So sad!

Bob & Ranotta Walker
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Bob & Ranotta Walker

The developers do whatever they want to in this town. Look at : Hidden Ridge, property at McClain and Shevlin, corner of !5th and Reed Makt, the corner of Halfway LN. and OB Riley . They CLEARCUT ALL NATIVE TREES TO PUT HOUSES IN. That doesn't have to be that way, CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS!!

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Susan Castle Agli
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Susan Castle Agli

Since the beginning when River House or River Edge Investments sold homes or lots they were marketed as golf course homes. I do not think Rivers Edge Investment ever intended to try to sell the golf course as a golf course. Pahlisch announced they had purchased so everyone would assume it sold.

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CampusWall Support
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CampusWall Support

We believe the homeowners have a strong case as serious misrepresentations and deception occurred. We look forward to the homeowners prevailing in their suit to protect the community, the course, and the wildlife and beauty of River's Edge and Awbrey Butte.

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Martie King
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Martie King

They paid for a golf course view, they should get a golf course view. Otherwise, the builder/buyer should buy them out at top dollar rate.

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Lloyd Corliss
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Lloyd Corliss

I don't live on the course but I do use Mt. Washington Dr. and the impact of additional cars would be huge.

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Rick Allen
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Rick Allen

I support the home owners, eliminating the golf course would lower their property values and increase their immediate population. IT would certainly degrade their neighborhood.

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Patti
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Patti

These homes were advertised and sold as golf course community homes. There is a fair and reasonable expectation that this community will remain in tact. People purchased homes here precisely because of the golf course and because there would be no future development.

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Bryce Lenzi
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Bryce Lenzi

They have been selling homes for 2 years stating golf course views all the time knowing that the course is going away. Bait and switch comes to mind. Where is the environmental impact study and how about the traffic study. Mt Washington is already busy. I cry fault

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Bend Teacher
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Bend Teacher

Bend doesn't have a housing problem, it has a people problem.

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MB Oregon
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MB Oregon

Phalish hid their plans to develop this property when selling houses "in a golf community" to families. They promised golf, views, nature, and more. Now they want to destroy everything that they promised purely in the name of profit. Deceiving people in this way is disgraceful. Shame on Phalish.

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George Robirts
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George Robirts

Because im one myself. And i remember that one time a land owner next door wanted to turn his property into a cinder pit , so he had to petition all thevother land owners around them. And there is no cinder pit next door. The people had their say and it stands to this day.

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Kurt Miller
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Kurt Miller

Pahlisch sold homes with golf course views in a golf course community while knowingly negotiating to purchase the golf course and build home. That is fraudulent.

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Andy Rykels
0
Andy Rykels

Open public recreation space is important for the community, especially one that is based on outdoor activity. Once they're gone they won't be coming back. .

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Melissa Olson
0
Melissa Olson

This project will add 4,00 daily trips to Mount Washington. Creating a traffic nightmare.

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Melissa Olson
Melissa Olson

Correction 4,000 daily trips on Mt Washington

Bill Pitcher
0
Bill Pitcher

To hold developers and the City to what they represented to buyers years ago, and because their cosmetic solutions to middle housing will result in just the most expensive middle housing in Central Oregon at the cost of destroying Rivers Edge.

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lstanislowski@yahoo.com
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lstanislowski@yahoo.com

This project has been in planning stages much longer than the developer or Pahlisch Homes cares to admit. Read the CCRs for Majestic Ridge.

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Fred Guajardo
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Fred Guajardo

If we get rid of recreation areas and build and pave these areas we will ruin our beautiful city

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Kenneth Emmrich
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Kenneth Emmrich

The homeowners that border the golf course have a legal right to protect the value of their properties. We'll see if Palich Homes can bribe the right Officials to pull off another "Profit Only" subdivision similar to what Brooks Resources has done for decades.

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Gabe West
0
Gabe West

They want more money

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Rick Martinson
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Rick Martinson

Pahlish doesn't support Bend. They only support the opportunity to make money at the expense of our quality of life. Rampant development for the sake of the developer needs to end.

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JB 1105
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JB 1105

We're in the River Edge area, and when we heard about the proposed sale of the golf course and the insane amount of homes being proposed for the land we were shocked. The beauty of living here is the balance of open spaces to homes. If developers are able to cram in homes, like is done in California

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JB 1105
JB 1105

Then we all suffer.

Steven Daniels
0
Steven Daniels

Most of these parasites are long gone before the damage they inflict on the community is realized. But, these scumbags just couldn't wait.

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I support the construction of new homes.

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Yes, I did!

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Gabe West
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Gabe West

I woke up at 3 am once to go, never again am I doing that

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Kenneth Emmrich

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Gabe West
Gabe West

Good point

Robert Northrup
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Robert Northrup

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Gabe West
Gabe West

Good point

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