|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Thu, 10 Jan 2013 16:10:40 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] REUSE: Ft. Ord National Monument infrastructure|
Activists push Seaside to start marketing Fort Ord National Monument
By Kera Abraham Monterey County Weekly (CA) January 10, 2013The most likely access point from the city of Seaside to the newly minted Fort Ord National Monument is a dead-end road. There's no visitor center, no parking, no bathrooms - not even any signs, at least not yet.
The monument on the former Army base is less than a year old, and its development depends on a munitions clean-up effort that, two decades in, still has years to go. But some activists say the city's crazy to not be marketing the heck out of what could be a tourist draw on par with Pinnacles National Monument.
A Nov. 1 version of Seaside's Economic Opportunity Plan for 2013 included promotion of the monument through directional signage and improved access. But at the City Council's request, the language was revised to leave only the call for signage.
... For the entire article, see http://www.montereycountyweekly.com/news/2013/jan/10/monumental-asset/ -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 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@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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