Cherokee Ridge has a longstanding and well-earned reputation as North Alabama’s premier golf course. The property is a gated, private country club community offering an upscale, yet casual style of living with multiple membership options guaranteed to meet everyone’s needs.
If you are a resident or property owner at Cherokee Ridge, no doubt you have received a card and letter offering an option to annex with the City of Arab.
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After consultation with legal, financial and real estate advisors, it appears to be in the best interest of the community to request annexation to Arab City limits since there are benefits that accompany such an arrangement as listed:
- Increased police and fire protection
- Inclusion in the Arab City Schools jurisdiction, and the club alcohol license could be Less restrictive alcohol license provisions
- Added value to our property
- Increased ability for improved revenue generating events at the club house
- Possibility of more favorable insurance rates
- City assistance with road maintenance
You are encouraged to send your reply card to the legislative delegation with your show of support.
This is a legislative issue that could be introduced into Montgomery’s next session which begins in March, 2012. If Governor Bentley called a special session this Fall, legislation could be considered during that time line.
The club will accumulate questions and respond as answers become available.
If you have other questions regarding this proposed annexation, please send them directly to Linda [at] [email protected]
This measure has broad based support so please send your response to the legislative delegation promptly so that administrative action can continue.
If you have an interest in becoming a club member, [Click Here] to be directed to the Cherokee Ridge website.
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This column was prepared for publication by Hank Richards, knotmove.com writer for Huntsville, Alexandria the Gulport/Biloxi/Gulcoast Restoration Region, Gulf Coast Political Buzz and press pool reporter for the British Petroleum Recovery Program.
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