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Ranks of city staff set to swell

Original post made on May 9, 2015

Rebounding with gusto after a recessionary slowdown, Mountain View City Hall could be entering a new period of rapid growth. City officials intend to expand their ranks with up to 19 new employees in the coming months, primarily to get a handle on a crush of work from the flurry of proposed development projects.

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Posted by OldMV
a resident of Old Mountain View
on May 9, 2015 at 7:33 am

Appalling! 19 more employees just to meet the flood of building applications! Not only will we be stuck with even more people, traffic, and ugly apartment blocks. We also will be stuck with the salaries, benefits, and ruinously expensive defined benefit pensions for these nnnecessary staff members. Over development comes at a very steep price, both on quality of life and on the long-term financial health of the City. Can MV keep them all as part-time contract workers so they're not stuck with them forever? That's what industry now does to control costs.

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