Purchase of San Geronimo Golf Course

Board of Supervisors

Meeting Date: 11/14/2017

Preview

No earlier than 2:15 p.m., the Board will hear a request to adopt a resolution authorizing the purchase of the San Geronimo Golf from The Trust for Public Land (TPL), and authorize execution of a purchase and sale agreement. On September 22, TPL, a national nonprofit, signed a non-binding agreement to purchase the golf course from the Lee Family Trust with the intent of selling and transferring the property to the County at a future date for park purposes. Marin County Parks is interested in restoring the property’s stream flow to natural conditions and creating a greenbelt linking the valley’s rural villages. The County estimates that $3.91 million of the purchase price would come from County funds with the remainder from outside sources. If sold to a private buyer, the property – which includes critical habitat for endangered salmon – could be developed into a resort or used for other commercial recreational purposes.

Review

The Board adopted the resolution authorizing the golf course purchase. 

Need info? See the staff report and proposed sale agreement about the proposed purchase of the San Geronimo Golf Course.

Contact: Chris Chamberlain, Assistant Director, Marin County Parks


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