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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.

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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.

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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.