Posted by Bob, a resident of the Slater neighborhood, on Dec 13, 2012 at 2:33 pm
One thing is for certain, not one of these shelters or homes will be built anywhere near any council member, ever. Can anyone explain why, if this is mandated by the state, council would need to even bother voting? It would appear that if we must vote on the issue, there is an option other than "yes sir".
Posted by Steve, a resident of the Sylvan Park neighborhood, on Dec 13, 2012 at 3:05 pm
"Transitional Homes" (i.e. halfway houses) are already located in redsidential neighborhoods in Mtn View. As city staff so gleefully anounced to our neighborhood group: "it isn't any different from any other boarding house". No special requirements as long as it was 6 bedrooms or fewer. Maybe the new zoning does away with tha size limit.