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Archive for February 2nd, 2010

Undergrounding Costs Us

Posted by Len Gilbert on February 2, 2010

If you shut up truth, and bury it underground, it will but grow.

-Émile Zola

What was once underground is now coming to the surface.

-Gavin Bryers


How much will the PHUD cost the taxpayers? The total appears to be growing yet again.


The city council has just announced a special city council meeting for 9:00 a.m. Saturday, February 6 to discuss the financial situation regarding the Piedmont Hills Undergrounding District (PHUD).

City Staff has informed council that additional funds, beyond the $1 million already appropriated in December, may be needed to complete the PHUD.

Please let the city council know your opinion:

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Time to Vote!

Posted by Len Gilbert on February 2, 2010

Don’t forget to vote for city council today.

Vote for Piedmont City CouncilMany people use absentee ballots, but if you forgot to mail it, you can still bring it to a polling place. You can also just stop in on your way to work or before you pick up the kids from school. However you do it, get your “I Voted” sticker.

Still not sure who to vote for? Read more about Garrett Keating, Jeff Wieler, Julie Watters, and John Chiang.

You can also learn more at SmartVoter.org.

Which issues are important to you?

For fun, I’ve created a short poll with some of the major themes of this year’s election. You can vote once, for the issue you think is the most important. If you’d like to leave an longer opinion, please add a comment to this post.

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