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Atherton council dumps townhouses from its state-mandated housing plan

Original post made on Jul 25, 2022

There was every indication going into the July 20 City Council meeting that Atherton intended to meet its state-mandated housing allocations, in part, through new multifamily overlay zones. Then City Manager George Rodericks spoke.

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Posted by Ronen
a resident of Menlo Park: Suburban Park/Lorelei Manor/Flood Park Triangle
on Jul 25, 2022 at 8:36 pm

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So much NIMBY…

Posted by Peter Carpenter
a resident of Menlo Park: Park Forest
on Jul 26, 2022 at 5:51 am

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"He (the Town Manager) said he reviewed the plan, called a draft housing element, with each member of the council before the meeting and they all wanted to make significant changes to it."

These were clearly a serial meeting as defined in the Brown Act and a serious violation of the law.