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Attend Board of Commissioner meetings on Tuesday, August 9 at 9:00 AM and Tuesday, August 23 at 7:00 PM at 100 Cherokee Street, 2nd floor.  We can show support by wearing green.  If you want to speak at the BoC meeting about the Park Bond, let's connect. 

Invitation to Rosewood
Goat Farm Open House on September 10, 2016!

See what your money can buy with Cobb County Park Bond funding! Preserve 50 acres of countryside in the midst of subdivision saturation. Rosewood Farm was previously recommended for purchase twice by the appointed 2006 and 2008 Cobb County Park Bond Citizen Advisory Committee and it is under consideration again in 2016!

Save the Date! 
Rosewood Goat Farm Open House
2820 Baker Road, Acworth, GA 30101
Saturday, September 10, 2016 from 1 PM to 5 PM

"We're not kidding: It's time to fully fund the 2008 Park Bond for $40 million as voters approved!"
New Zoning Video to understand Z-35 on Ebenezer Road (See Petition Info Below)
Board of Commissioners   Speakers on Parks 7 26 16
Watch Great Park Bond Speakers at the July 26 Cobb BoC Meeting

Here's the petition to sign for a new rezoning located right next to the beautiful 50-acre Ebenezer Road Park Bond 2008 property (not yet purchased). According to Zoning code, Ebenezer Road does not meet the minimum road requirements to allow RSL rezoning of this property.
Update: The Planning Commission heard the case on August 2. However, the Board of Commissioners has the final say. The case will be heard on Sept. 20 at 9:00am 100 Cherokee Street near the Marietta Square.

Green Meadows Preserve in West Cobb Saved with the 2006 Park Bond
The Scoop:   Park Bond 2008 is a voter-approved Referendum that has not yet been funded but the earmarked Park Bond money is instead being reallocated to another project (in this case the Braves stadium) before funding Parkland purchase as voters decided by Referendum vote in 2008.  

Read the latest
MDJ Letter to the Editor, How Commissioners Can Fulfill the Voter Referendum on Parks:  
"...Before July 26, 2016, the board could have funded both the $40 million 2008 Park Bond and the $400 million Braves Stadium Bond with the 0.33 mills property tax rate in the Debt Service Fund. But now the Debt Service Fund is in trouble...."  Read more here 
This was the original Park Bond ballot item in 2008!
We Re-Nominated all Properties from the Original Citizen Advisory Committee Approved by Cobb County.  Some properties from the list have already been developed, but the remaining properties listed should be saved as intended.  
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