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LAFCO defines CCC-BOS consideration

Original post made by LAFCO advisory on Oct 23, 2008

Contra Costa LAFCO advisory:

Per the LAFCO resolution approving the incorporation and making determinations, LAFCO has requested the County Board of Supervisors to call for the March 3, 2009 election to include the question of incorporation of the Town of Alamo and the election of the first city council.

This request is made pursuant to Government Code Section 57000 which requires the Board to call for the election. The Board's action to place a measure on the ballot is ministerial.

Diablo Vista region neighborhoods position: Ad hoc community committee supports a "VOTE ASAP AS-IS" for incorporation of a proposed Town of Alamo. It is expected that all council candidates will provide in-depth definition of government they support so voters may rationally consider their support for incorporation.




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Posted by Jane, Alamo
a resident of Alamo
on Oct 24, 2008 at 12:46 pm

Dear neighborhoods,

I too expect candidates to provide a reason for me to consider incorporation support. Like many, we all expect the same leaders of the incorporation to be candidates for council. What should we expect as commitments from such candidates? Will it be more of the same? When will we find out what we are voting for?

Jane, Alamo
ad hoc candidates committee
Diablo Vista region


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Posted by CCC-BOS Actions
a resident of Alamo
on Oct 28, 2008 at 7:02 am

From CCC-BOS agenda, October 28, 2008:

C.104 Adopt Resolution No. 2008/699 calling an election to confirm the proposed incorporation of the Town of Alamo, as ordered by the Contra Costa Local Agency Formation Commission on September 18, 2008. (District III)