Alamo neighborhood groups, in alliance, formed because county agencies, including the AIA, operated independently of neighborhoods' interests, in opposition to neighborhoods' advisories, and ignored neighborhoods' request for participation. Since 2002, the neighborhoods have communicated confidentially among themselves and in various forums because of early efforts to force the neighborhoods' alliance to be a Political Action Committee under county review.
One only needs to review the results of public commentary by neighbors that opposes the actions of Alamo community leadership to realize that community groups and their supporters disrespect and disregard the opinions of anyone outside their minority of 400 participants and supporters. Neighborhoods have had the courtesy of one neighbor as the public voice for majority opinion in Alamo and that individual has now withdrawn due to the misrepresentation of his efforts by community group leadership collected in the AIM committee. In his note of withdrawal, he said, "I can't imagine any neighbor would want to join me in such PUBLIC disregard."
Individually, every neighbor among the neighborhood groups welcomes contact. But as groups, we will remain confidential in our majority actions and achievement of our interests.
Alamo Neighborhoods Forum