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Alamo's P-2B agenda posted at substation display

Original post made by Hal, CDSI Research Fellowship, Alamo, on Mar 5, 2011

Dear Jessica,

Among the neighbors creating neighborhood watch and security activities, several neighbors have asked for P-2B police services committee agendas for their meetings. The meeting, Monday, March 7, 2011, 4:30PM at the Alamo substation, has an agenda posted in the display case right of the entrance to the substation.

The agenda does not present details of the committee discussions so those neighbors seeking better understanding of the reconstituted P-2B committee's purpose and actions should consider attending the P-2B meeting on Monday.

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Posted by Hal, CDSI UPDATE
a resident of Alamo
on Mar 8, 2011 at 9:01 am

REF: Web Link

Dear Jessica,

This article provides an appropriate view of the seedy politics of Mary Piepho and the subservience of her staff and volunteers (MAC). Bill’s exceptional experience in global and local public safety cannot be replaced by the total lack of such experience among CCC-MAC members and the new P-2B appointees selected to serve Mary’s political interests. Thus, Mary has her will and control of P-2B agendas and funds going forward.

What is most specific about this event is the evidence of Mary’s lack of background and education for appropriate performance of the job of county supervisor. With only a high school education and experience as a mortgage loan administrator, her total political background was as a clerk/rep in Guy Houston’s office. During her time in office she has made one clumsy step after another in her antagonism toward Alamo advisory groups, firing qualified people and replacing them with subservient volunteer staff that is simply an extension of her Danville office operations.

With this result, Mary has completed her seedy political payback to Alamo region neighborhood, business district and community groups.

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Posted by askidoo
a resident of Alamo
on Mar 9, 2011 at 3:22 pm

Seems a very biased view of the situation. An alternative might be that the advisory nature of his appointment depending on the supervisor´s office versus the sheriff was not understood by the candidate, the ability to bring fresh policing ideas to the forefront, or the ability to react to changing sheriff restrictions due to budget constraints are just as likely for lack of reappointment as labeling it a ´clumsy step´ based on seedy politics. In the end, the Board of Supervisors and more specifically the District III Supervisor is in control of Alamo not Alamo citizens.

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Posted by Hal, CDSI Research Fellowship
a resident of Alamo
on Mar 9, 2011 at 6:35 pm

Dear Jessica,

Legitimate issues need explanation. Mary Piepho's power is imaginary. It takes less than 6000 signatures among >55,000 participants in OUR district III neighborhoods to bring her to a recall election. It would only take a qualified replacement candidate with education, experience and professional qualifications to eliminate Mary's lack of resume.

As for any agency created by Mary, they have no agenda control and are restricted in their interactive discussions and mitigations with residents of such agencies' service areas. In Alamo, no new appointee to the P-2B committee has the necessary experience, education and capability to provide new police services proposals. Certainly, Mary, under agenda control, would not allow any other result than complete subservience to her policies, plans, and political agenda.

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