Matt Popp

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Wetlands Agency Delays Application for 3 Houses at 500 Lake Ave after Agency, Residents Question Plan

A proposal do develop 500 Lake Ave into three homes after demolishing the existing 1914 mansion went before the Wetlands Agency on Monday. The applicant wants two of the three homes to have access off Round Hill Rd, where neighbors, including the Land Trust said there are sheets of water that come off the hill that is stabilized by trees the applicant seeks to remove. Though the applicant’s engineer insisted the proposal only needed tweaking, that was just the start of Agency’s concerns with the proposal. Continue Reading →

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Matt Popp to RTM: Proposed New Leb Magnet School is Too Big and Won’t Work Anyway.

Longtime Byram resident Matt Popp, an architect, is challenging the MI for New Lebanon School. He told 3 committees of the RTM that the 3-lane bus loop is simply too big and that without it, a new school be built on the hilltop and save the “urban forest.” He said he doubted families from the east side of town would send their children to New Leb, and an exodus from under-enrolled Parkway would be problematic for that school. Continue Reading →

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