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The Year in Review: Zoning relief, power shutoffs top Woodside news

Original post made on Dec 27, 2019

Woodside took a step toward more inclusiveness in 2019 as the town tried to accommodate the needs of the more-affordable Glens neighborhood residents to upgrade their homes.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, December 27, 2019, 7:22 AM

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Posted by awatkins
a resident of Woodside: Skywood/Skylonda
on Dec 27, 2019 at 4:34 pm

Not a good year for the Woodside town council and government.

The really gross decision was the brain-dead approval of the GreenWaste contract. This has built into it the absurd idea that driving onto a driveway to pick up trash takes FIVE MINUTES extra. That obvious lie will cost Woodside residents several MILLION dollars over the life of the contract. So congratulations to Greenwaste executives and the consultant supposedly working for us for ripping off the town and taking advantage of the stupidity and/or inattention of multiple people in town hall. There must have been high-fives all around at GreenWaste Headquarters. It certainly gives new meaning to the phrase green waste.

Oh, and don’t forget PV residents: you got reamed the same way.


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Posted by Resident
a resident of Woodside: other
on Dec 27, 2019 at 6:41 pm

How did Commissioners Aydan Kutay and Sani El-Fishawy ever get appointed. They clearly have never opened the General Plan for the town. A thought: the two districts east of Hwy 280 should be incorporated into Redwood City and Atherton, respectively. They have nothing to do with the values of greater Woodside and have often made that clear.


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Posted by Woodside Lifer
a resident of Woodside: Woodside Hills
on Dec 29, 2019 at 11:25 am

Woodside Lifer is a registered user.

Allowing even greater density and vehicle congestion in the Glens will be the single biggest mistake ever made by Woodside town government. Unless that firetrap of a neighborhood is properly dealt with, including adequate escape routes and aggressive efforts to improve overall safety, the day will inevitably come when this sitting commission and council will be held fully accountable for the loss of lives and property.


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