The main question is whether Alamo has the financial means to be self-supporting. The study financed by private parties seems to indicate it does, showing annual revenue at $7.5 million, and expenses around $7.2 million. Money, in addition to planning issues, has been another impetus for backers of incorporation who say they are tired of Alamo's money going to other parts of the county.
Would a city of Alamo have allowed the YMCA facilities beginning construction off Danville Boulevard? What about those huge houses on the hills near Stone Valley Road at I-680? Or the parking lot across the street from Monte Vista High School? Perhaps these projects would have been allowed, although some Alamo residents were passionately against them. But at least the decisions would have been made in Alamo by people with only its interests at heart.
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