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San Mateo County Boundary Redistricting Committee

Original post made by Michael G Stogner, another community, on Jun 6, 2013


First Meeting tonight, 6:30PM
Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center
725 Monte Diablo Ave. San Mateo

June15, 2013 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Cunha Intermediate School Library
600 Church Street, Half Moon Bay

June 18, 2013 6:30-8:30 p.m.
War Memorial Community Center
6655 Mission Street, Daly City

June 25, 2013 6:30-8:30 p.m.
East Palo Alto Council Chambers
2415 University Ave, East Palo Alto

July 11, 2013 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Millbrae Community Center
477 Lincoln Circle, Millbrae

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Posted by Michael G Stogner
a resident of another community
on Jun 6, 2013 at 12:50 pm

The County will not be videotaping the meetings.

This Committee has been authorized to spend $100,000.00


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Posted by Michael G Stogner
a resident of another community
on Jun 7, 2013 at 6:59 am

The County has changed it position and will now be videotaping future meetings.

The same thing happened with the Charter Review Committee Meetings in 2010.


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Posted by Michael G Stogner
a resident of another community
on Jun 7, 2013 at 7:13 am

San Mateo County has just added this.

Web Link


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Posted by Michael G Stogner
a resident of another community
on Jun 15, 2013 at 12:51 pm

Todays meeting in Half Moon Bay started a little late.

Myself and Matt Grocott publicly challenged the legal standing of this Committee and asked them to stop this meeting and go back to the Board of Supervisors and Motion-second-discuss and vote for it properly, as we have before 4/22-23/13. Also we recommended videotaping of this meeting to be done and to be placed on website. Sabrina Brennan said same about videotaping.

A couple things missing at this meeting.

No Pledge of Allegiance and no videotaping of this meeting so the public could see what took place.

From what I could see there was not one member of the public there that was was not connected to this group of people. Not sure what the result was Matt and I left after public comment.


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Posted by Michael G Stogner
a resident of another community
on Jun 24, 2013 at 1:47 pm

Todays Daily Post has a story about the Public Invited to hear about county supe redistricting. A public hearing about the possible redrawing of district boundaries, will be held in East Palo Alto tomorrow at 2415 University Ave, no mention of what time.

Here is website where you can make your own maps....cool
Web Link


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Posted by Michael G Stogner
a resident of another community
on Jun 25, 2013 at 5:29 pm

Tonights meeting starts at 6:30 PM

This is a quote from Bonnie Eslinger's article.

Board President Horsley, who helped negotiate the settlement with Groom and other officials, said the county has budgeted up to $100,000 to hire consultants and do community outreach about the redistricting. He said he doesn't anticipate major changes.
"It's hard to say," Horsley said. "I think they'll incrementally change a couple of streets here or there. I don't think it will be a dramatic shift."

Taxpayers cost to date.
$650,000 to Mr. Rubin
$345,000 to Mr. Wagstaffe and Kerr
and now $100,000 for this committee.

Welcome to San Mateo County


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Posted by Michael G Stogner
a resident of another community
on Jun 25, 2013 at 9:12 pm

Tonight during public comments some residents from EPA expressed their thoughts about the lack of flyers/ads/information to the community to notify the public of the meeting.

former Mayor of San Carlos Matt Grocott spoke again about this committee having no legal standing and the minutes was incorrect re:6/15/13

Mr. Run the attorney who received $650,000 for suing SMC shared how the presentation the Committee is presenting to the public makes no mention that it would not be doing this if they weren't sued....He's right no mention of it.

If I had to guess how many people from the public were there I'd say 10


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Posted by Michael G Stogner
a resident of another community
on Jun 26, 2013 at 10:39 am

From last nights meeting.

Former Mayor of San Carlos Matt Grocott who has personally brought this issue back to the committee twice and no correction has taken place and he has now informed the committee that he is now going to take the issue of not motioning legally to the civil grand jury.


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