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City Council dumps high-density vision for Terra Bella amid protests from neighbors

Original post made on Nov 21, 2019

An ambitious plan that would have set the stage for dense development in the Terra Bella area of Mountain View got axed Monday night, after council members voted 7-0 to reject it.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, November 21, 2019, 9:31 AM

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Posted by Refreshing
a resident of Stierlin Estates
on Nov 21, 2019 at 10:14 am

It's refreshing to see a group of residents taking back the NIMBY label! Not in my backyard, and proud!

Posted by Local
a resident of Martens-Carmelita
on Nov 21, 2019 at 9:26 pm

Local is a registered user.

I hope each Council Member will examine and vote upon every plan put in front of them as though they, themselves, were the direct neighbor of this project. I see too many votes by Council that clearly are "well, it doesn't personally affect me" in attitude.
If you want to vote for extremely dense housing, very tall buildings, or RVs on our public streets - please vote as though this directly affected you and would take place immediately in front of or next to your own home.

Posted by A.Nonymous
a resident of Willowgate
on Nov 22, 2019 at 2:00 am

A.Nonymous is a registered user.

I've always felt that people only have the right to control the land that they have personally purchased. I don't believe that you have a right to restrict the height of your neighbor's property. If you don't wish a higher-rise structure next door then purchase the air rights!

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