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Water district adopts new plan for redistricting

Original post made on May 17, 2010

Bowing to intense community opposition, the Santa Clara Valley Water District officially scrapped a controversial redistricting proposal that lumped Palo Alto and Gilroy into the same district and adopted a new redistricting scheme Friday afternoon.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, May 14, 2010, 4:44 PM

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Posted by trish
a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on May 17, 2010 at 1:41 pm

Well instead of a "banana" shaped district, we now enjoy one that looks more like a "cashew nut." I'm looking forward to learning more about the Palo Alto/Mountain View/Los Altos "community of interest" with Monte Sereno and Los Gatos.

But we have the advantage of no incumbent running in November, so I hope we will be successful in recruiting candidates who care about the watershed stewardship mission of the Water District in addition to water supply and flood damage reduction responsibilities.

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