Friends Of Rice Field Fighting To Save Neighborhood Park From Development

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By Trish Nelson

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Beaverdale, Des Moines residents have been fighting to save a patch of neighborhood green space from development since 2006. You can help them by spreading the word about the public hearing on Rice field being held tonight.

See the Friends of Rice Field photo page to understand what a tragic loss it would be to the community if this tiny urban paradise for kids were to go away. For more ways you can help these brave ordinary citizens fighting to preserve what is good in their community, click on the links below. Click here to go to Friends of Rice Field issues page.

According to a letter from Des Moines Plan and Zoning Commission to residents within 200 feet of Rice field:

“The City Plan and Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing on Thursday evening October 17, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. in the Council Chamber, Second Floor, City Hall, 400 Robert D. Ray Drive on the following matter:

A request from Beaverdale Partners, LLC (owner) represented by Jeffrey Ewing (officer) for review and approval of an amendment to the Rice Development Partners PUD Conceptual …read more

Read more here: Blog for Iowa

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