He, instead, puts a review of Stanford's El Camino Real development on the council agenda, barely giving lip service to the flaws in the specific plan that allow for such a huge development with no public benefit.
Why? Because on June 6 of last year when the City Council voted on the specific plan, Mayor Ohtaki removed the requirement for any public benefit from anything under the outrageous 84 percent increase in square footage the specific plan allows. Presumably the mayor and council are here to serve the will of the residents who elected them. Clearly, Mayor Ohtaki is not.