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Atherton: Charges fly over mailers as election season wraps up

Original post made on Dec 2, 2012

Atherton residents should probably be forgiven if they were confused by a flurry of last-minute campaign materials they received last week, including a letter from the mayor sent to refute an earlier mailing by the Atherton Police Officers Association, which has now prepared a letter refuting the mayor's letter, adding the claim that he wrongly spent taxpayer money to send his letter.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, November 7, 2012, 12:00 AM

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Posted by Accountability
a resident of Atherton: other
on Dec 2, 2012 at 10:45 am

So, it's confirmed .. the Council did not authorize the Mayor sending the detailed letter to the residents. They only gave him authorization for a high level press release.

Good for Lewis and Carlson. They did the right thing in calling attention to this.

Web Link

How many parcel taxes were spent on the letter?


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Posted by Forensics
a resident of Atherton: other
on Dec 2, 2012 at 11:35 am

Back in 2007, McKeithen spent $12,000 or more on Computer Forensics of Building Deptartment Computers looking for information regarding a possible Recall against her.

Council did not approve that expense either.


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