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Vote No on "U"
Old Encinitas gets hammered with this Measure. The parcel between B and C Streets has over 60 units proposed, in an area already severely impacted by the lack of parking and congestion. VOTE NO.
How about the end of Union St or Santa Fe Rd behind the 7/11. The owners just want to have more value added to their properties, at our expense. Lucadia will be impacted horribly. VOTE NO against these greedy RATS
Downtown Encinitas along PCH is filling up with 4-story buildings so this is obviously where most, if not all, of the stack and pack Section 8 apartments should go as well as in Leucadia along PCH where there already so many two-story apartment ghettos. These two-story structures should be torn down and 4-story apartment blocks put in their place. After all, EVERYONE should have access to the beach, if you disagree you are a misogynist, racist,and a (insert ethnicity here) supremacist!
3:48 I can't wait for the low income/high density housing to be built in Beverly Hills, Monaco and the French Riviera. I've always wanted to live in these places but darn it, just couldn't afford a place there. Hopefully the property taxes and daily costs of living there don't bankrupt me!
3:48......and you? An America hating leftist. Put the Section 8 next to you.....clown
5:43 Your bigotry is based in ignorance. The housing has nothing to do with Section 8. Find the facts before you post!
More than 100 local governments seek tax hikes to meet rising pension bills. October 29, 2018 By Chris ReedNine months after a League of California Cities report warned that pension costs were increasingly unsustainable, more than 100 local governments in the Golden State are asking voters for tax hikes on Nov. 6 – which Bond Buyer says is nearly double the record of 56 set in November 2016.The Nov. 6 measures are on top of 36 city and county taxes that went before voters in the June 2018 primary.Historically, local hikes in sales and hotel taxes are approved at least 60 percent of the time in California. They’re generally linked to a specific local need – not growing labor costs. With CalPERS’ bills to local governments on track to double from 2015 to 2025, such claims would seem dubious this election year.Nevertheless – aware that voters likely would be cool to the idea of raising taxes to pay for pensions far more generous than those in the private sector – even now, many local elected leaders depict the hikes as necessary to pay for public safety or for fixing potholes and longer library hours.
The old bait and switch. The money goes into the General Fund and then is used to pay the ever increasing pension obligations. Or the local government sells Lease Revenue bonds to finance a project which is supposed to directly generate income to make the bond payments. This is how the city plans to finance Leucadia Streetscape, which will generate zero revenue, so the bond payments come out of the General Fund. Maintenance goes down as the money is diverted to pay off the bonds.
Gotta love this final comment. Charlie for Mayor he has a solid pulse of Encinitas residents and could put a City Manager in place that could actually get some things done besides costume parties at City Hall. "Measure U is such a scam, that even Goldman Sachs would blush, but it is right there in black and white for you to vote on. Send a very clear message to interloping developers, Mayor Blakespear, and her comrades in the City council that our town is never ever going to be for sale by voting No on Measure U in overwhelming numbers. Make this one really hurt so the interloping special interests go away for good."https://www.thecoastnews.com/opinion-measure-u-money-for-nothing-and-your-city-for-free/Yeah Charlie!!! Speak the truth!!
9:48.......and there it is, the name calling. Typical leftist go too. Don't have an argument? Go to name calling, don't like the truth? go to name calling, can't figure out how to debate? go to name calling.Typical child like behavior. Dolt
12:46 Where's the name calling in 9:48's post.He/she just pointed out that you're ignorant.
3:48 - Everyone has access to the beach which doesn't mean everyone should get subsidized housing or Encninitas should overdevelop like the entire southwest has done.