Delta Sun Times - September 2021 Edition

SEPTEMBER 2021 13

FEATURE STORY

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abandoning the deep water home community plan and corresponding Sherrif’s Marine Patrol substation, in favor of the land-locked, builder- developed new home community plan now approved.

“PANTAGES” DEVELOPMENT TO INCLUDE 277 NEW HOMES, 2 LAKES & PUBLIC ACCESS TRAILS

FACTS

Many community members expressed dismay at the large number of new homes in a community already scarce in emergency response services and heavy with congested commutes. Supervisors and local planners saw funding solutions to long-standing community issues in funding proposed by Pantages developer, Lazares Development Inc.:

The Pantages community will lie on western side of Discovery Bay, at the end of Point of Timber Road. When complete, it will feature

• $200,000 in new

• Developer-paid traffic signals

• 277 new homes

• Two artificial lakes, a 23-acre lake is planned for the southern part of the development and a 7-acre one for the northern section. and new public access walking trails that offer two Delta wildlife viewing areas: Over the marsh/protected wetlands area, and

• Planned Community Clubhouse

• $1,175,000 in developer payments to the Town of Discovery Bay, exclusively for parks and recreation funding.

home assessments added to the P-6 Zone, which funds Discovery Bay’s resident Sheriff deputies and a variety of valued safety programs in the community;

(some dedicated to affordable housing), with lots ranging from 6,000 to 12,000 square feet,

installed at the intersection of Point of Timber and Bixler roads and a contribution toward regional

transportation improvements; • $400,000 developer payment to

ECCFPD for the construction of a new fire station, plus $100,000 annually to staff it;

the other of the Delta’s Kellogg Creek area of Discovery Bay.

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