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City Manager wants $360,000 loan to repair his home

Original post made by old timer, Menlo Park: Downtown, on Dec 13, 2013

According to a front page article in the Daily Post, City Manager McIntyre is asking Council to approve this $360,000 loan and other changes in his compensation.

Negotiated by ex-Mayor Ohtaki and City Attorney McClure, it will come before Council on the Consent calendar (Item D7, next Tuesday).

Absolutely outrageous in my opinion.

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Posted by taxpayer
a resident of Menlo Park: Central Menlo Park
on Dec 14, 2013 at 11:23 am

Excuuuse me! The city should not be in the banking business. This is an unnecessary perk for a highly paid city employee who has other options. This is a really bad precedent.


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Posted by Alan
a resident of Menlo Park: Felton Gables
on Dec 14, 2013 at 8:06 pm

If the City has a financial stake in the home, I can see the city making a loan with reasonable terms for both parties. If this is a privately owned home, why can't he get a loan from a bank or credit union? The city got burned in their BMR subsidy not to long ago, why they even offer loans is a mystery to me.