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Opinion - June 29, 2012

Planning group backs Bayshore housing

by Bruce Karney

On July 10, the Mountain View City Council will vote on the new General Plan. For the past three years the Mountain View Coalition for Sustainable Planning has tracked the evolution of the document and found that the results are in many ways fantastic. However, one major decision still hangs in the balance: Should the General Plan allow housing in North Bayshore? The coalition believes that it should. Here's why:

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Posted by Brigid Daly Casson
a resident of another community
on Jul 9, 2012 at 2:04 pm

Permit me to echo the opinion of Bruce Karney and encourage the Mountain View City Council to approve, adopt and embrace the General Plan compiled by the Mountain View Coalition for Sustainable Planning. The plan addresses many important issues and committee has taken great care to examine each issue from as many perspectives as possible.
The retooling of office parks to be multi-use areas, including housing is particularly creative. Concern for the habitat of the burrowing owl will protect the owl and other creatures, including human, exponentially. Here in eastern New York we have the bog turtle to protect.
One reminder, after adopting the plan revisit it often.