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Embezzlement and MISUSE OF FUNDS cited Bay Area ABAG – Land Use, Housing, and Environmental Quality


CA Controller Finds Lack of Finance Authority Oversight by Association of Bay Area Governments

SACRAMENTO—State Controller Betty T. Yee today announced the results of her team’s review of the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG), finding that a lack of internal controls in administration of an affiliated financing authority provided opportunities for potential misuse of funds.

Who is Association of Bay Area Governments ABAG and why do we care? ABAG deals with land use, housing, environmental quality, and economic development and is consulted and referenced extensively in Bay Area Sunnyvale California Environmental Quality Act CEQA Environmental Impact Reports EIR.

Initiated in February, the Controller’s review followed up on allegations that the director of the ABAG Finance Authority for Nonprofit Corporations (Authority), a joint powers agency charged with issuing debt for projects in member jurisdictions, had embezzled about $1.3 million in an elaborate scheme.

“Crucial internal control standards were not adequately followed at ABAG in its oversight of the Authority,” said Controller Yee, the state’s chief fiscal officer. “Local governments must protect public money by ensuring that those who authorize spending are not the same people who write the checks.” Continue reading

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“Did you know?” Sunnyvale Traffic Impacts Future Projects


Courtesy Andy Frazer

The intersection of El Camino Real, East Fremont, and Wolfe Rd is one of the most congested in Sunnyvale. Learn about the results of a city traffic study, and consider the impact on this intersection from the new Apple II campus, as well as three other potential big developments in Sunnyvale.

If you have ever driven through the intersection of El Camino Real, East Fremont, and Wolfe Rd, you already know it is one of the most congested in Sunnyvale. Continue reading

Sunnyvale City Council Oct 15 Candidate Forum now available on-line


The video from Oct 15, 2013 City of Sunnyvale City Council Candidate Forum is now available on-line at:

http://sunnyvaleca.granicus.com/MediaPlayer.php?view_id=4&clip_id=1236

Sunnyvale does not have Districts per each Council Seat. Therefore, voters will have the opportunity to vote for each of the three seats City of Sunnyvale Council Election 2013. Continue reading

Apple Campus 2 Project CEQA EIR Response to Comments Document and Key Dates


From The City of Cupertino Planning

The City of Cupertino is reviewing an application by Apple for the development of an office, research and development campus located in the area bounded by Homestead Road, N. Wolfe Road, I-280 & N. Tantau Avenue and properties located on the east side of N. Tantau Avenue.

Apple Campus 2

Apple Campus 2

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