I have only attended two city council meetings in my 8 years in Sunnyvale, both last Winter during the Raynor Park Activity Center fiasco, when, after having promised to provide local residents a minimum of two weeks notice prior to any vote on the sale, a vote was scheduled days before Thanksgiving and with only 72 hours notice. The proposal included not only the sale of 3.5 acres of park land on which the Raynor Activity Center stands, but also included an extensive priority use agreement giving the purchaser (an elite private school) use of significant park acreage for the school year and summer sessions.
For obvious reasons, our community was shocked and outraged.
At the Nov. 19 and Dec. 3 2013 meetings, I saw no evidence of the types of behaviors CM Pat Meyering is accused of in the recall petition. Continue reading →