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Council considers major new goals, projects

Original post made on Apr 21, 2011

The City Council looked at a slew of new goals and city projects in a study session Tuesday, April 19, including a re-examination of the train crossing at Castro Street in light of recent news.

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Posted by Dumas
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Apr 21, 2011 at 12:50 pm

Is M.V. issuing munis to finance projects, or has issued recently? If so, of what kind, and what are their ratings?

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Posted by George
a resident of Rex Manor
on Apr 21, 2011 at 6:44 pm

OMG to use a current term of "What the H- - -.

How can our council even begin to think about most of those projects... Have they no friggen idea that it is time to quit the spending binge? 1.5 million for grass or astro-turf for a school yard? Skateboard park ??? ($24,000), etc.... Money for obesity studies ?? Spend money to decide how to get MORE revenue from the taxpayers.... EGADS... I hope someone or group gets together and takes over the control of the city. PLEASE spend your time of ways to CUT spending.. We don't need a mini-Nanny State in our town.


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Posted by Andrew
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Apr 22, 2011 at 6:52 am

When driving downtown, the only time I take Castro is driving south on Central and making the right turn. Otherwise, I almost always use other roads. 101-shoreline. 85N/280-evelyn. Downtown already seems well set up should that crossing be closed to vehicles.

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Posted by M. G.
a resident of North Whisman
on Apr 25, 2011 at 2:10 pm

I hope the Council doesn't decide to close off Castro Street at Central Expressway. The analogy of having a Berlin Wall-like structure cut the city in half and cutting off access would come true then.