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Planning department proposal draws fire

Original post made on Apr 10, 2014

In most cities, the job description of the city's deputy planning director wouldn't cause a ripple of opposition.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, April 26, 2006, 12:00 AM

Comments (2)

Posted by Sunlight, a resident of another community
on Apr 10, 2014 at 2:58 pm

An awful mess! The City Council should have shot down the entire plan. There was an utter lack of honesty in the upper ranks of the City bureaucracy at that time on this issue.


Posted by Echoes of recent events, a resident of Stanford
on Apr 12, 2014 at 11:37 am

This is old news (2006) but an reminder of Mr Emslie's close connection with Stanford development. More recently he worked behind the scenes with Arrillaga and led the 27 University project though the approval process.
The connections with Stanford developers is long standing and visible today. Funny that Councilman Burt didn't see anything wrong.
It couldn't happen without the approval of the City Manager.

>>Current Interim Deputy Director Andy Coe — former Stanford director of community relations and public-affairs program manager for Sun Microsystems — has no background in planning or transportation. <


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