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Builders flood city with proposals, two denied

Original post made on Jun 29, 2011

Local real estate development appears to be back in full swing, as a parade of developers came before the City Council Tuesday night to propose two large apartment complexes and new offices for Google and Symantec, among others.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, June 29, 2011, 1:49 PM

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Posted by jupiterk
a resident of Gemello
on Jun 29, 2011 at 2:27 pm

I guess the city council members will be seeing lot of goodies in their bank accounts and lots of freebies like sports tickets, travel to exotic destinations, cases of fine wine,etc... once the approval process is done.

Way to go , Mountain View city council members. Time to recoup and fatten your election campaign expenses/fund.


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Posted by Martin Omander
a resident of Rex Manor
on Jun 29, 2011 at 3:17 pm

jupiterk, do you have anything to back that up, or are you just being insulting for the heck of it?

MV Voice, great article -- this is the kind of informative local coverage that I can't get anywhere else!


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Posted by Jack
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Jun 29, 2011 at 4:01 pm

I'll second Martin's comment. JupiJerk is just a provocateur.


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Posted by jupijerk
a resident of The Crossings
on Jun 29, 2011 at 9:35 pm


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Posted by Political Insider
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Jun 30, 2011 at 8:40 pm

"Some council members said the small lot needed to be combined with neighboring lots for a workable project, possibly a "work-loft" style housing project, said council members Mike Kasperzak and Laura Macias.

Council members John Inks and Tom Means voted for the housing project, with Means criticizing council members for thinking they had a better idea of what sort of homes would sell. "You just don't know what you are doing," Means said to Ward facetiously"

Almost fell out of my chair watching the replay tonight. You have to wonder what developers think when council members untrained in design and architecture, who have never built anything, lecture them on how to build housing. What a joke.


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