Starting in late November 2015, movement was detected in the Parcel 9 hillside (see map of the approximate location).
With safety as the top priority, immediate mitigation measures were taken to address the movement, including removing dirt from the site and installing dewatering wells. All construction activities have stopped, except for work to monitor the site regularly, ensure safety, manage stormwater and collect data to determine next steps.
Here's a tentative timeline for Parcels 7, 8 and 9 moving forward:
Parcel 9 (Winterizing)
The property owner will soon prepare Parcel 9 for the upcoming wet season. This work will include removing soil to improve drainage, installing a pump that doesn’t run on a generator, site work and recovering the site with plastic.
Parcels 7 and 8 (Support Work)
The final plat for parcels 7 and 8 is being held by the City until critical items are completed, and must be approved before homes are built. These items include: