funding sought for Caherdavin Park improvement works

first_imgLocal backlash over Aer Lingus threat Linkedin RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR TAGSbriefLimerick City and Countylocal newsNews Patrick O’Neill will run for Fianna Fáil in the local elections in City North.FIANNA Fáil local election candidate for Limerick City North, Pat O’Neill has applied to Limerick City and County Council for funding to carry out improvement works in Caherdavin Park.“I have applied for the funding following talks with local residents to increase and link the path walkways around the current green along with the security of street lighting. I have also looked for the setting up of outdoor gym equipment in green spaces which will provide people of all ages the opportunity to take part in physical activity. This park has not had the focus nor attention it requires,” he said.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Housing 37 Compulsory Purchase Orders issued as council takes action on derelict sites Twitter NewsLocal Newsfunding sought for Caherdavin Park improvement worksBy Staff Reporter – April 10, 2019 1254 TechPost | Episode 9 | Pay with Google, WAZE – the new Google Maps? and Speak don’t Type! Printcenter_img Is Aer Lingus taking flight from Shannon? Facebook Previous articleDates and Times revealed for Munster Junior Cup semi-finalsNext articleWATCH: Alby Mathewson on staying with Munster and always being professional Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie Limerick on Covid watch list Advertisement Shannon Airport braced for a devastating blow Email WhatsApplast_img read more

Vermont Chamber hires Pat Moulton Powden to oversee legislative and regulatory issues

first_imgThe Vermont Chamber of Commerce has hired Patricia Moulton Powden. Powden, who recently joined the organization as Vice President of Public Affairs, will be responsible for initiatives in both the legislative and regulatory arenas.‘Pat’s experience in unemployment insurance, workers’ compensation, environmental permitting, and economic development will be an undisputable asset to our members,’ said Betsy Bishop, President of the Vermont Chamber of Commerce. ‘Her expertise has earned her the respect of many legislators, regardless of party and I am confident that she will elevate the Vermont Chamber’s presence and influence in government and regulatory affairs.’ Prior to joining the Vermont Chamber, Powden served as Commissioner of Labor for four years under Governor Jim Douglas where she was responsible for the implementation of many new workforce development initiatives as well as changes to unemployment insurance, workers’ compensation and workplace safety that have benefited Vermont’s business community.   Before becoming Commissioner, she was appointed by Governor Douglas to serve as the full-time Chair of the Vermont Natural Resources Board which is responsible for administering Vermont’s land use and development law and establishing water policy for the State of Vermont.Pat has led economic development efforts in Springfield, St. Johnsbury, Bennington, Windsor and part of Orange Counties and has spent many years helping numerous companies start-up, expand, and relocate to Vermont.  She has also served as Commissioner of Economic Development for the State of Vermont.‘I am honored to continue serving Vermont’s business community and workforce and I look forward to helping the Vermont Chamber of Commerce advocate for the needs of businesses across the state,’ said Pat Moulton Powden, Vice President of Public Affairs. The Vermont Chamber of Commerce, the largest statewide, private, not-for-profit business organization represents nearly every sector of the state’s corporate/hospitality community. Our mission is to create an economic climate conducive to business growth and the preservation of the Vermont quality of life.Source: Vermont Chamber of Commerce. 7.27.2010###last_img read more

Builder secures beachside site for $10M townhouse project

first_imgAn impression of Arenna, a boutique townhouse development proposed for Kamala Crescent, Casuarina.A prime parcel of beachside real estate on the NSW Tweed Coast has sold to a Gold Coast builder who plans to deliver a $10 million boutique townhouse project on the site.Hipmar Group, trading as Hipwood Design & Construct, paid $3 million for the 2.372ha site in Casuarina in an off-market deal finalised last Thursday. A prime land parcel 45-47 Kamala Crescent, Casuarina has sold for $3 million.The block, at 45-47 Kamala Crescent, was sold by Brisbane developer EkkoPoint Properties who acquired the parcel as part of a 2008 land transfer and planned to develop the site. Selling agent Nick Witheriff of LJ Hooker Kingscliff said the sale price marks a high point for the area and a positive boost for local industry.“It was attractive for the seller because he was able to achieve what is the highest price for a block of that size on the Tweed Coast in 10 years,” he said.“The local builder moved quickly to secure the site because he has all of the local expertise in dealing with council and the approvals process to deliver that project.” MORE: Middle of the market set to lead post COVID-19 sales Could this be Australia’s best house The proposed Arenna development is 100m from Casuarina Beach.Based in Burleigh Heads, Hipwood Design & Construct is led by Troy Hipwood who lives in Casuarina and has family living on Kamala Crescent.It is understood Mr Hipwood was motivated to secure the site after having witnessed the frenzy of interest in the proposed townhouses.An application is before Tweed Shire Council for Arenna, a boutique building comprised of nine townhouses in a project worth approximately $10 million for the land and build.center_img The nine Arenna townhouses boasts a modern, sleek design.Six of the nine townhouses were pre-sold by the LJ Hooker Kingscliff team in the past eight weeks, another is under contract and the final two – Houses 4 and 8 – are on the market.More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa7 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag1 day agoLocated 100m from Casuarina Beach, the townhouses range in price from $829,000 (three bedrooms) to $1.099 million (four bedrooms) and boast modern, sleek finishes. “We had gone to market earlier this year with a townhouse concept on that site and we’ve sold more than 50 per cent before any approvals were in place,” Mr Witheriff said. Six of the nine townhouses have sold prior to development approval.Mr Witheriff said demand was driven by owner-occupiers drawn to the region by massive investment in infrastructure, including the Tweed Valley Hospital which is due for completion in 2023.“The Tweed Coast is experiencing increased growth off the back of all of the new amenity which is creating opportunities for people to live long-term in this region,” he said.“We have a lack of good quality new housing and land available on the Tweed Coast so buyers are moving quickly to secure that stock when it becomes available.” Plans for Arenna are expected to be approved by July with construction to commence immediately. RELATED: Global interest in glamping resort site Couple spends $1.45m on unit they’ve never seenlast_img read more