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Signatures for Alamo study reach halfway mark

Original post made on Oct 11, 2007

A little over a month has gone by since petitioners were first spotted perched in Alamo Plaza, clipboards tucked under their arms. In those five weeks, cityhood supporters have gathered more than half the signatures they need to initiate a Local Agency Formation Commission study on whether Alamo incorporation is financially practical.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, October 10, 2007, 5:08 PM

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Posted by Catherine Hilton
a resident of Alamo
on Oct 11, 2007 at 9:20 am

Dear Ms. O'Neill,

Mr. Kenber needs to explain his misstatement of FACT. The Incorporation Petition contains an incorporation proposal that specifies an autonomous goverment and city council under general law of California. This petition is part of an application to Contra Costa County LAFCo to form such an autonomous government without obligation to citizens' participation via commissions and committees allowable under the general law of California.

All study by LAFCo, under the general law of California, is to say YES or NO to incorporation proposal summarized in the petition and detailed in the LAFCo application for such a city incorporation.

Good reporting should clarify this misstatement,


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Posted by Forest Warn
a resident of Alamo
on Oct 15, 2007 at 8:27 am

There is an important question now that proponents of incorporation have more than 1500 signatures and opponents have more than 2000 listed supporters.

Does anyone have a good recipe for chicken salad?

Forest "Fore" Warn

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Posted by Gabe Lathop, Alamo Ridge
a resident of Danville
on Oct 18, 2007 at 4:17 pm

It must of been a senior moment for me, but I read this article to mean that each person only signed half their name and the volunteers were going to have to get the rest of each signature.

I could only imagine.

Good luck with incorporation, but don't copy Danville's mistakes and there are too many of them.

One of the regulars at Yellow Wood's

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