Saturday, February 20, 2010

Local politics

The City Council delayed a vote on raising City Manager Phil Cotton's annual compensation 11% to $242,640.

Debate over the new Whole Foods, city planning, and overpaid city workers in the comments at Leucadia Blog. I'm generally against big new developments in historic districts, but this Whole Foods isn't offending me as much as I thought it would.

And the deadline approaches for mailing in a protest of the water rate increase, which would jack up water rates by 14% immediately and another 13% in January and leave western Encinitas residents paying much higher water rates than our neighbors in Olivenhain or Carlsbad.