By Mike Rosenberg
After announcing a 2014 statewide pension ballot initiative with fellow mayors from around California, San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed has run into some opposition — from other mayors.
Nineteen mayors — along with two vice mayors, two county board of supervisors presidents and five additional council members — signed a letter to Reed on Tuesday urging him to abandon his effort that would see public employees pay more for their retirement.
CLICK HERE for the San Jose Mercury News article.
Posted in Mayor Anthony Spitaleri, Sunnyvale City Council, Tony Spitaleri
Tagged 2014 statewide pension ballot initiative, Anaheim Tom Tait, Campbell Mayor Evan Low, Mayor Tony Spitaleri, Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, San Francisco David Chiu, San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed, Santa Ana Mayor Miguel Pulido, Sunnyvale Pension Reform, Vallejo Vice Mayor Stephanie Gomes
Deborah Marks approaches City of Sunnyvale Council and public meeting on October 8, 2013 regarding the nodes along El Camino, particularly at Mathilda. Marks recommends design standards and landscaping to avoid the Urban Canyon effect. With a PowerPoint presentation, Deborah advises the setback at nodes to be 15′ with 1 story at the corner and 2 to 3 stories progressing inward from the corner and provides examples.
Letter to the Sunnyvale Council members_Courtesy Tap Merrick
Dear Sunnyvale Council members,
The City’s planned sale of the Raynor Activity Center (RAC) on Tuesday, November 19th, 2013, is wrong and I urge the Council to reconsider.
First, It is my understanding that this property was originally purchased through a bond offering that came before the voters around 1979. I believe that this bond offering limited the sale and use of proceeds from any sale to a few specific and limited choices, but did not allow for funding a branch library. Please identify what those choices are as part of the City’s presentation. Continue reading
Posted in Councilmember Jim Griffith, Raynor Activity Center, Raynor Park, Tap Merrick, Tap Merrick Sunnyvale
Tagged jim griffith sunnyvale, Lakewood Neighborhood Sunnyvale, Orchard Gardens Park, Raynor Activity Center, Raynor Park, Santa Real Park, Seven Seas Park, Swegles Park Sunnyvale, Tap Merrick Sunnyvale
Here is the link for the November 5, 2013 Consolidated Election Results:
CLICK HERE for the Santa Clara County Registrar of Voters Results.
Candidate Andy Frazer is running for Sunnyvale City Council, Seat #1. Andy Frazer is a knowledgeable, sensible, grounded, thoughtful, insightful and intelligent engineer and active community leader, who also has a brilliant esthetic eye as a photographer.
Quite frankly, to me, Andy’s ingenuity and mindset reminds me of Twitter and Square Silicon Valley Founder and billionaire Jack Dorsey who is a distributing leader of ideas, shared purpose, strong vision and value leadership. Continue reading
Posted in Andy Frazer, Andy Frazer Council, Andy Frazer Sunnyvale, City of Sunnyvale Council Election 2013, Gustav Larsson, Sunnyvale City Council Election
Tagged Andy Frazer for Council, Andy Frazer Sunnyvale, City of Sunnyvale Council Election 2013, City of Sunnyvale Sustainability Commission, Glenn Hendricks Council, Gustav Larsson for Council, Gustav Larsson Sunnyvale, Jim Griffith for Council, Steve Hoffman Council