This is a comment I posted on Chuck Gillooley’s White Oaks blog. I thought it deserved a broader audience. It was in response to his article about the Council’s recent discussion of the temporary Laurel Street closure, and a poll he published asking if people would like to see it
While this isn’t specifically focused on San Carlos it does reflect an important issue that involves many San Carlans. It also encapsulates some deeply held personal views on politics, governance and patriotism. Whether you agree with it or not I hope you enjoy it (it’s from another website I run).
It gives me great pleasure to explain why I’ve endorsed Menlo Park Council Member Ray Mueller in his race to join the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors. You can read all about it on the endorsement page. I hope you’ll take the time to learn more about him!
It’s been a wonderful experience working on behalf of the San Carlos community, first on the School Board and since 2011 on the City Council. I will always treasure that nearly 20 year “second act”. I’ll be posting a small number of articles about my departure from the Council, mostly
Last night the Council had a lengthy discussion focused on what the “end date” should be for our temporary downtown Laurel Street configuration. I say “end date” in quotes because the Council can extend or adjust the date at any time…at least to some extent. Public Decisions Cannot Be Arbitrary