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View age-of-money-results.txt
70 earned: 2019-02-07 spent: 2019-04-18 $25.00 Cash Exxon Mobil
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View windy-hill.md

When Windy Hill Property Ventures started working on an apartment proposal in Belmont, the developer originally proposed 175 homes.

After some discussion with city staff, Palo Alto-based Windy Hill re-submitted its proposal at 250 homes — the largest housing development in Belmont in decades.

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View regen-contributors.sh
#!/usr/bin/env bash
add_commit() {
git config user.name "$1"
git config user.email "$2"
echo "$1 <$2>" >> AUTHORS.txt
git add AUTHORS.txt
git commit -m "AUTHORS.txt: add $1"
./dev/contributors.sh
git add AUTHORS.txt
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kevinburke / paid-parking.md
Created Sep 1, 2018
Ask for paid parking downtown
View paid-parking.md

Free parking in downtown San Carlos is great - it's free - but it has a lot of downsides:

  • It makes your arrival time less predictable, since you don't know whether you'll find a space quickly or after 15 minutes.
  • You have to circle for a long time to find a space. That means more cars on the road.
  • Most cars burn gasoline so more circling means more noise and pollution.
  • Circling for a space is really stressful! It's one of the most stressful things I do. I don't like doing it.

Paid parking can help solve these problems. The goal of charging for parking isn't the money - which can be refunded to residents, or reinvested in road repair - it's to ensure there's always a free space available, which reduces circling and makes arrival times predictable. It may get expensive - up to $3 or $4 per hour - but it has these benefits:

  • You don't have to circle for a space.
View san-mateo-comment.md

Would be one thing if Measure P was actually effective at providing affordable housing.

It’s not. It’s added 78 low income condos and 164 rental units. I checked the 2015 housing element, those numbers are from there. That’s 242 low income units since 1991 or less than ten per year.

Want to put ten units per year in context. There are 18,000 households in San Mateo that rent. 1700 extremely low income families in San Mateo paying market rate rents. Median rent is $2200. At the current pace you could put every extremely low income resident in a BMR housing unit in year 2188. That ignores the very low income families - there are 5700 low income families, and there are another 6700 low income households.

Put another way: the acceptance rate at Stanford is 4.8%. You have a 6 times better chance of being accepted to Stanford than you do of being a San Mateo renter who's qualified for a below market rate unit. YOU DON'T WANT YOUR AFFORDABLE HOUSING PROGRAM TO BE STANFORD.

So the program that you're fighting to

View housing-data
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
10th %ile: 909.7 1315.7 (144.6%) 1400.0 (106.4%) 1675.0 (119.6%) 1748.3 (104.4%) 2000.0 (114.4%) 2195.0 (109.8%) 2000.0 (91.1%)
20th %ile: 1115.0 1783.0 (159.9%) 1850.0 (103.8%) 2100.0 (113.5%) 2200.0 (104.8%) 2600.0 (118.2%) 2600.0 (100.0%) 2500.0 (96.2%)
30th %ile: 1650.0 2099.0 (127.2%) 2199.0 (104.8%) 2500.0 (113.7%) 2695.0 (107.8%) 2975.6 (110.4%) 2995.0 (100.7%) 2850.0 (95.2%)
40th %ile: 1800.0 2399.0 (133.3%) 2462.0 (102.6%) 2800.0 (113.7%) 3000.0 (107.1%) 3250.0 (108.3%) 3400.0 (104.6%) 3191.3 (93.9%)
50th %ile: 2084.0 2600.0 (124.8%) 2700.0 (103.8%) 3195.0 (118.3%) 3395.0 (106.3%) 3525.0 (103.8%) 3750.0 (106.4%) 3500.0 (93.3%)
60th %ile: 2334.0 2995.0 (128.3%) 3000.0 (100.2%) 3500.0 (116.7%) 3700.0 (105.7%) 3895.0 (105.3%) 4154.3 (106.7%) 390
View peninsula-housing-update.md

Cupertino

On August 1 Cupertino will decide whether to approve an amendment to the General Plan to allow housing at the Oaks Shopping Center. One plan (the one the developer wants) would build 600 housing units, the other one would build only 270 units. There is pretty fierce local opposition but it might be good to contact them.

You can email the Council members here: https://sf-yimby-emailer.appspot.com/cupertino. The public hearing is Tuesday the 1st at 6:45pm at Cupertino City Hall.

Belmont

Belmont (just north of Redwood City) is considering its plan for the next 15 years. The current plan calls for 3300 new jobs and 1500 new housing units. They're also considering an alternative ("Alternative 1") that would add 2400 housing units and 2100 jobs. Maybe you could contact them and ask them to approve Alternative 1 instead?

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