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Meeting on San Francisquito Flooding Thursday, Mar 12 to be held at City Hall 7 p.m.

Original post made by Rick, Charleston Gardens, on Mar 11, 2009

It is urgent that people who do not live in the "Flood Zone" of this creek attend this and other coming meetings on this major issue.

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Posted by Rick
a resident of Charleston Gardens
on Mar 13, 2009 at 12:36 pm

This meeting, it turns out, was organized by those who live in the flood zone areas (Cresent Park, etc).

It's primary goal was to figure out the best way to get taxpayers from Santa Clara County, the state and the Federal goverment to pay for almost all of the costs to prevent the flooding of their multimillion dollar homes.

It was evident that they didn't want to pay for the work.
There was, as I heard the statement, a threat of a lawsuit against the city if they didn't quickly fix the flooding problem.

It was evident that there was not going to be any attempt to acquire private property along and in the creek so that the creek could be widened. The attitude seemed to be "No one is going to take or use my back yard to solve this problem"

It appeared to me that these very rich Republicans were looking for a handout from all taxpayers and that an assesment district in the flood zone was a solid "No Way".

There were complaints about having to buy flood insurance also.

So you taxpayers who didn't buy property in a area that regurarly floods get ready to help these poor people increase the value of their property by spending as much as $100,000,000 to fix our flood problem.

The "Victims" of flooding, are planning a major campain reaching out to all our elected representatives to ask for money to fix the flooding problem (In what is probably the most wealthy neighborhoods in the bay area and country even).

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