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Much at stake in Lakes battle, panel tells crowd

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Ahwatukee Lakes panel / Photo Kimberly Carrillo / AFN Staff Photographer


By Paul Maryinak |  Ahwatukee Foothills News

The fate of a third Ahwatukee golf course and possibly a critical Arizona mechanism for regulating land use could be hanging in the balance in the court battle over the future of Ahwatukee Lakes.

And if houses were ever built on the defunct golf course site, Ahwatukee would be confronting a threat to health, safety and public welfare because there would be no effective way of preventing storm runoff from South Mountain from flooding nearby residential neighborhoods.

Those were among the high points of presentations by a panel of experts at a town hall held by Save the Lakes last Saturday to discuss the nearly 5-year-old fight by homeowners Eileen Breslin and Linda Swain to have the course brought back to life.


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