bell island

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bell island

Post by rickscrx » Sat Dec 05, 2009 10:06 am

there is a new parking lot it pigeon forge. it was to be used for the new bell island center but that went under so the lot is not used. the lot is real big. so it might be something you guys might want to take a look at.
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Re: bell island

Post by thrdeye » Sat Dec 05, 2009 11:50 am

Thanks.

Poles, berms?

Pavement condition?

Pics?

Someone near PF needs to go take a look at it.
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Re: bell island

Post by rickscrx » Sat Dec 05, 2009 12:40 pm

pavment is new less then a year old and has never been used. it does have lights but should have plenty of room. sorry i don't have my camera left it in fla. but this would be a great spot lots and lots of room and where its at there is nothing around it.
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Re: bell island

Post by MARKP » Sun Dec 06, 2009 9:54 am

I have seen it. Pavement is awesome. I think we could work with the poles but not ideal. Anybody know who to contact? If it is Belle Island, the bank owns it. If it is Sevierville?
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Re: bell island

Post by rickscrx » Sun Dec 06, 2009 10:05 am

the parking lot is the city's.
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Re: bell island

Post by Tyler H » Sat Dec 26, 2009 5:10 pm

I know who to contact about it. I'll inquire and send contact info over for a decision-maker if there is a remote chance. I think the city spent about $1.6M on the parking facility, IIRC.

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Re: bell island

Post by Tyler H » Mon Jan 11, 2010 11:44 am

Making some headway on this.

It does look like an awesome site. There is a separate area that could accommodate parking and grid, as well as restricted entrance/exit to control traffic.

Lot is longer than it is wide. I'm guessing it is 1200' x 500', not including the parking/grid area, which is separated by islands. It's maybe 20% wider than the BMS drag strip parking area. There are light poles (similar spread as Pellissippi,) but no islands.

Someone call or PM me and I'll bring you up to speed. Got a contact with the mayor, but before I call him, I want to make sure I represent us accurately.

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Re: bell island

Post by rickscrx » Mon Jan 11, 2010 1:11 pm

glad to see someone is looking in to this. it would be nice to have something close to home.
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Re: bell island

Post by Pewter Sonoma » Tue Jan 12, 2010 1:24 pm

rickscrx wrote:glad to see someone is looking in to this.
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Re: bell island

Post by gbwrx » Tue Jan 12, 2010 3:43 pm

Tyler, just in case Dillow hasn't seen this or contacted you. Then send him a pm.
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Re: bell island

Post by whenry » Sun Jan 17, 2010 10:01 pm

I have talked with him.
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Re: bell island

Post by whenry » Wed Mar 31, 2010 8:42 pm

Did you see the article in today's paper? One more possible site off the list.
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Re: bell island

Post by gbwrx » Thu Apr 01, 2010 7:05 pm

What happened.
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Re: bell island

Post by scottgib » Thu Apr 01, 2010 11:04 pm

Buyer has been found apparently
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Re: bell island

Post by gbwrx » Fri Apr 02, 2010 8:14 am

Maybe he or she is a car guy or gal.
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