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Tag: "John Thomas"

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Inconsistencies in Proposed View Ordinance

Inconsistencies in Proposed View Ordinance

Editor, While I sympathize with people who have lost views, and I applaud Councilman Kelly Boyd for initiating the effort to try to help, and the View Preservation Committee has worked long and hard to come up with as fair and as workable an ordinance as they could, never-the-less there are still a number of […]

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Inconsistencies in Proposed View Ordinance

Inconsistencies in Proposed View Ordinance

While I sympathize with people who have lost views, and I applaud Councilman Kelly Boyd for initiating the effort to try to help, and the View Preservation Committee has worked long and hard to come up with as fair and as workable an ordinance as they could, never-the-less there are still a number of questions […]

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Other Issues Merit Funding, Too

Other Issues Merit Funding, Too

Editor, We need to un-link the revenue from the proposed village entrance parking structure from the revenue projected to be raised from raising rates on existing meters. These are completely separate.  Building a new structure does not generate the additional $2 million per year projected to come from raising existing meter rates. The meters are […]

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The Case for Measure CC

The Case for Measure CC

Editor, While I have read and heard reasonable arguments on both sides of Measure CC, surprisingly I have not heard anyone state the simple fact that this is a good time to be a buyer. We all know it is a tough economy right now, not such a good time to be a seller, and […]

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New Rules Dim Night Lighting

New Rules Dim Night Lighting

The city’s first outdoor-lighting ordinance that calls on neighbors to cooperate before complaining to police about glaring night lights was given the green light by the City Council Tuesday night. In a 3-2 vote, the council favored keeping lights low and shielded to avoid “light trespass and glare” on neighboring property and the beach as […]