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City to hire staff to handle Google's growth

Original post made on Dec 15, 2011

Illustrating just how much Google plans to grow in future years, the City Council voted Tuesday night to take $255,000 up front from Google and use it to hire new city staff to handle that growth.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, December 15, 2011, 12:08 PM

Comments (6)

Posted by Long Time MV Resident, a resident of Old Mountain View
on Dec 15, 2011 at 3:51 pm

Sounds like more of the same.....Google pays less than their fair share of taxes towards schools and infrastructure with the blessing of our city council. In return, Google can buy Mountain View city services when they are needed and again blessed by our city council. I guess Google does own Mountain View.


Posted by Synopsys, a resident of Sylvan Park
on Dec 15, 2011 at 5:13 pm

The article spells Synopsys wrong. They don't spell it like the English word in the same way that Google isn't named Googol.


Posted by nolan, a resident of Waverly Park
on Dec 16, 2011 at 8:53 am

Slippery slope Mtn. View, very slippery slope!


Posted by Steve, a resident of Sylvan Park
on Dec 16, 2011 at 2:16 pm

The finest government money can buy.


Posted by chas, a resident of Monta Loma
on Dec 17, 2011 at 2:17 pm

More bureaucracy is just what we need. I think Google has been a good corporate citizen and I think our city council is reckless in the way they spend our money. The city government is already way over staffed. If it was run like a business rather then a country club they could get by with half as many people.


Posted by funny, a resident of Shoreline West
on Dec 19, 2011 at 2:49 pm

funny! "we don't have time for your bureaucratic mt view, here have some money to hire someone that can help us"


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