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Letter to the Editor: Eliminate Emeryville’s Redevelopment Agency and Eliminate the Abuse

June 22, 2011
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Letter to the Editor: Eliminate Emeryville’s Redevelopment Agency and Eliminate the Abuse

The Redevelopment Agency in Emeryville is a fiasco: money for developers, bankers/brokers, attorneys, and consultants.  Emeryville runs a tight little agency with many city staffers working on mostly redevelopment agendas.  Where do the property taxes go?  They go back into the agency, thereby negating monies meant for cities, counties, and school districts that would normally receive

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Letter to the Editor: City Council Should Address High Cost, Job Performance of City Manager & City Attorney

May 24, 2011
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Letter to the Editor: City Council Should Address High Cost, Job Performance of City Manager & City Attorney

Letter to the Editor re: Should Big Business Pay Their Fair Share? (May 16, 2011) Once again, it is broken record time. While it’s true that great sums of money are involved when we talk about big business paying more of its share in taxes commensurate with profits  – and that’s a good

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  • Council Punts on 47th Street Homes Project: Unstoppable in Wake of New Sacramento Law? September 18, 2020
    Tonight the City Council threw out a decision on the controversial 47th Street Homes project based on a lack of knowledge when the application was completed.   The date is important because the State of California has passed several laws protecting ‘upzoning’ or increasing density, as the 47th Street project would do.  At issue are SB 330 provisions that wou […]

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