|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||9 Feb 2005 20:54:06 -0000|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] Ft. Devens disposition|
Benefits of Devens ownership debated in forum By Nathan Lamb Shirley Oracle (MA) February 09, 2005 AYER -- It may be too early to speculate on the future disposition of Devens. But there is consensus that it is time for stakeholders to analyze all possible scenarios and determine what it would take to make each an acceptable outcome for the respective communities. The Devens Disposition Executive Board (DDEB) is calling that "acceptance criteria." It was the central topic of a public forum held at Ayer Town Hall. The meeting was hosted by town administrator Anita Scheipers. She said the purpose of the forum was to solicit input from the public on what the community's priorities are, heading into the disposition negotiations. "It's meant to give local input and provide some criteria to be used by the disposition subcommittees," she said. The preliminary criteria presented at the meeting were based on several distinct themes that have already been identified. These themes revolved around issues stemming from financial, environmental, educational and infrastructure concerns. For purposes of the discussion, the possible scenarios included Ayer taking none of Devens, taking all of Devens, taking the parts of Devens within its historic borders, or Ayer only taking a more limited area, such as North Post. ... For the entire article, see http://www.shirleyoracle.com/Stories/0,1413,111~5843~2701096,00.html -- Lenny Siegel Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight c/o PSC, 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545 Fax: 650/961-8918 <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@list.cpeo.org http://www.cpeo.org/mailman/listinfo/military
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