Kim Shanahan

A pipeline to carry treated effluent from the wastewater treatment plant to the Buckman area near the Rio Grande could be just the ticket to ensure Santa Fe has water to serve future growth without adding demands for new water supplies.

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Mr. Urbanowski is not incorrect about the sterility of the Pulte development in Las Soleras but he is incorrect at laying the blame at the feet of Evergreen Development. The Las Soleras partners, of which Evergreen was a minority player, chose to sell the parcels to Pulte, who are solely …

Great piece Phill, helluva job. Wish I'd had a chance to meet him. Reading this makes me feel like I know him a little bit.

The land is not part of the sale, which clearly has a much higher value. Sometimes decrepit buildings actually have negative value, which could be the case with this old structure. The potential buyers did not commission an appraisal, that was done independently. On the other hand, there …

Hands down, Santa Fe's best writer.

Joe will never allow mobile homes on his developments because he needs to sell lots at top dollar. And he doesn't build houses either. Most of his projects have pretty restrictive covenants; no chickens allowed. He does like to shake up people, however, especially sanctimonious county off…