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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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    City Council Asks, What Would Mitch McConnell Do?New Tactic Seized Upon:Disallow Public DebateUncomfortable Topics Will Now Go Straight to VoteNo More Presentation of Issues or Debate.......Noise Ordinance Waiver Rubber Stamped, Not  DebatedOpinion / News AnalysisFaced with a large crowd and an uncomfortable vote on a developer's Noise Ordinance waiver […]

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