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Belvedere adds $125,000 to effort to buy Martha property for open space

Belvedere has officially added $125,000 toward the effort to save 110 acres of southern Tiburon ridge property as open space.


The City Council voted 4-0 on April 8, with member Jim Lynch absent, to help the San Francisco-based Trust for Public Land narrow its fundraising gap on the $42.1 million purchase price of the parcel, owned by the Martha Co.


“I think this is a once-in-a-lifetime chance to save a wonderful piece of property,” Vice Mayor Jane Cooper said.


“We wish we had more money to give,” Councilmember Sally Wilkinson added.

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