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San Mateo County's Website:2 Grand Jury Links Removed.

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Oct 30, 2010

Sequoia Healthcare District slate leader Jack Hickey had placed a direct link to the 2 specific Grand Jury reports 2000-01 and 2001-02 for your viewing on www.XSHCD.com.

The links are also referenced in the late "The Weekly WAMP' issue October 15-22, 2010
Titled: Voters Being Denied Rights

These two links were available up until last week.

This is the Official County Website with the County Seal that has been affected/altered just a few days before an election.

These 2 Grand Jury Reports are main reason I have joined Jack Hickey and Fred Graham.

I will not ignore the recommendations of the 38 citizens who served on the Grand Juries and invested their time researching the Sequoia Healthcare District issue

Comments (5)

Posted by Big Brother and the brotherhood, a resident of Atherton: other
on Oct 30, 2010 at 4:33 pm

Looks like the ex and current sheriffs have ordered their very private armies to protect the people from the truth once again. Can you spell R.E.A.C.T. task force Mr. Horsley, and abuse of power Mr. Munks?
While we are on the topic of Grand Jury Report that get "dead ended"--ALL of the Grand Jury reports on Atherton have determined the the town was dysfunctional due to "micromanagement" and I am in full agreement with their diagnosis--But the micromanagement we suffer from, is coming strait from the Sequoia Healthcare District meddling in our affairs, to do the bidding of the County's Players Club. Sequoia Healthcare District may be only one of several vehicles for the syndicate of "good old boys" but at least it would be one less problem for the rest of us, if Stogner, Hickey and Graham can successfully rein it in. Good luck to you guys Mr. Stogner--hope you all take over the Board of Sups after this.


Posted by Michael G. Stogner, a resident of another community
on Oct 30, 2010 at 8:22 pm

E-mail I sent to Marshall Wilson of San Mateo County today


Marshall,

Please look into this ASAP

Our website www.XSHCD.com has had two links available to to public to view the 01-02 Grand Jury reports that were on the County's website.

Some person(s) has deleted those links.

This is Serious, tampering with County Websites

Please get back to me.

Thank You

Micahel


Posted by Michael G. Stogner, a resident of another community
on Oct 30, 2010 at 9:19 pm

Here is what you see after clicking on the links to either the 2001 or 2002 Grand Jury Reports on www.XSHCD.com

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Posted by Michael G. Stogner, a resident of another community
on Oct 31, 2010 at 8:17 am

Links are working again, Here is the 2000-01 Grand Jury link.

Web Link

Recommendation 2.20
The Sequoia Healthcare District should reduce property taxes for district taxpayers unless in a future election district voters approve expenditures for purposes not approved by district voters in the 1946 measure establishing the district or in 1996 Measure H. This reduction would equal the amount expended by the district for purposes not approved by the voters in the 1946 measure or in 1996 Measure H and effectively limit district expenditures to those purposes approved by district voters. By this reduction in property tax receipts to be requested under the Revenue and Taxation Code 96.8, property taxes would be lowered for all district taxpayers.

Response from Sequoia Healthcare District (The last sentence is the best.)

In conclusion, the Hospital District Act that governed the actions of the District in 1946 has been amended by the State legislature many times since Sequoia Hospital was formed. Current Healthcare District Law allows a District to address any issues that the Board feels will improve the health of the community, whether it is services rendered for inpatient, outpatient, wellness or preventive care. The Board believes that the Grand Jury's work was well meaning, however, it does not reflect a complete understanding of the District's legal authority as a public body, it's ongoing role in governing the hospital or its fiduciary obligations to protect the community's assets. The Board does not believe that it would be in the best interests of the District to implement the Grand Jury's recommendations at this time and so declines to do so.


Posted by John J. "Jack" Hickey, a resident of Woodside: Emerald Hills
on Oct 31, 2010 at 8:36 am

The Grand Jury documents have been found, and are now available once more at the Hickey, Graham & Stogner website: Web Link. Please let me know at Jack@HickeyforSupervisor.com if they disappear again.


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