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Mayfield project marches forward

Original post made on Feb 19, 2008

After four years of meetings, the City Council finally delivered the massive Mayfield housing project Tuesday night, approving a conceptual master plan, a demolition plan and the first phase of construction.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, February 13, 2008, 3:56 PM

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Posted by Wow
a resident of Cuesta Park
on Feb 19, 2008 at 10:37 am

With this council opposed to new developments,how did this manage to go through?
Then again these people say one thing and do another.
Less than a year ago I was told by a council member.."Mountain View does not need new homes"

Then she votes through the project.

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Posted by Sickened
a resident of North Whisman
on Feb 21, 2008 at 12:27 pm

This was a great project that the City Planning Department managed to botch, really - a 300 page staff report???!!!! What a waste. The City should have spent their time ensuring there was a Mix of Uses here. Imagine how nice a corner cafe would have been. Instead, the Council listened to that short term thining of adjacent residents and City staff (sadly) agreed.

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Posted by Happy Mountain View Resident
a resident of The Crossings
on Feb 25, 2008 at 10:20 am

City council had discussion about some details of the plan, and the plan is Go-Go for the development. Mountain View needs more housing for sure. The transit-oriented housing development is what we need.

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Posted by Breathy
a resident of Monta Loma
on Jun 11, 2008 at 8:53 pm

Well, how about Mountain View needs more parks for sure? That site has many mature trees that would be ruined by the plan. And how about school capacities?

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