Mayor Ray Mueller was less than enthusiastic about the inclusion of Measure M in the latest issue.
"I don't review its content prior to publication. I am told the aforementioned article is technically legal. That being said, I personally would have preferred that it not refer to Measure M," he commented.
"It may unnecessarily create a question for some as to whether city resources are being spent for political purposes, and ammunition for others who would choose to criticize city staff."
Should the attorney general's office find that the newsletter advocates a position on Measure M instead of presenting a balanced summary, Menlo Park could face sanctions, including fines.
It is simply absolutely outrageous that our City Manager with his staff without approval or review from Council would take it on themselves to include in the Focus newsletter, what is essentially a PR piece advocating that MP voters vote no on Measure M (the initiative)
City Manger Alex McIntyre should be fired...