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Residents appeal Station 32 plans to Board of Supervisors

Original post made on Sep 14, 2011

Alamo resident Diann Tilley Christensen filed the appeal on behalf of six couples on Sept. 1, citing concerns about "code violations in the areas of volatile liquid storage, parking, and decibel levels." Christensen alleges that mere discussion of a fire station has brought down home value at three different locations.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, September 14, 2011, 3:47 PM

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Posted by Jake
a resident of Stone Valley Middle School
on Sep 14, 2011 at 8:01 pm

Glad to hear that the last appeal is FINALLY upon us (worse than a death penalty case). Let's just hope the new station is built before the old one falls down on top of the trucks. Chief Price sounds like a patient man.

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Posted by William
a resident of Danville
on Sep 15, 2011 at 7:37 am

This is NIMBY to a fault. Those complaining are not interested in the greater good, just their own irrational fears without basis.

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Posted by Gladys
a resident of Alamo
on Sep 15, 2011 at 8:21 am

How can one person with an ax to grind put our whole community at risk? This has been going on for too long! Maybe the new supervisor will help. Ms. DTC must think about others besides herself. I think the firemen know the fire code better than her and the generator might run once or twice a year during a storm or such. Silly.

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Posted by Annoyed
a resident of Alamo
on Sep 15, 2011 at 9:39 am

HEY if you are not effected by this BUTT OUT! Your opinion doesn't matter.

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Posted by Steve
a resident of Alamo
on Sep 15, 2011 at 10:08 am

Classic example of the not in my backyard syndrome! What these clowns don't realize is that every delay costs we the taxpayers more money. Costs for construction, materials, etc. just keep increasing. The new fire station is needed and the fire department has bent over backwards to accommodate these people. Every person in Alamo is affected by these delays, so annoyed our opinion does matter, especially when it affects our wallets.

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Posted by Louise
a resident of Alamo
on Sep 15, 2011 at 12:01 pm

Annoyed: maybe you can enlighten us to why it isn't "not in my backyard syndrome"? On the surface that's what it seems like- but maybe we don't have all the facts- some facts would be much more useful than a "butt out"!. And, I'm not a college graduate (yet) but shouldn't the correct word be "affected"? Web Link

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Posted by Steve
a resident of Blackhawk
on Sep 15, 2011 at 4:39 pm

Alamo is such a lame, boring city!

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Posted by Alan
a resident of Blackhawk
on Sep 16, 2011 at 12:42 pm

Annoyed, I believe this is the station that would also serve Monte Vista High School & Stone Valley Middle School, so there are many others besides you who are affected by this even those of us who live in Blackhawk, but have our students attending MVHS. Ms. DTC needs to get a grip along with the neighbors on whose behalf she has been fighting this.

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Posted by Julia
a resident of Alamo
on Sep 17, 2011 at 10:35 am, my, my, such sarcasm. You better get your comment in line with reality.

"If you are not effected" Do you think the new fire station will only serve you...well you better get your P's and Q's in order.

The Alamo Fire Station serves all of us not just you and those of your misguided followers.

I sincerely hope the construction starts ASAP....

You should take your own advise and BUTT OUT and let the safety of our community move forward.

I am ashamed to call you an Alamo neighbor.

This is Julia Pardini from to be a safer Alamo with our new Fire Station coming soon.

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Posted by dbrower
a resident of Alamo
on Sep 17, 2011 at 9:26 pm


Alamo is not a lame boring city! It's a Census Designated Place,

We voted down incorporation as a city because we didn't want the overhead and burden of the sort of extensive review of development projects that comes with being a city. Bow, when something they don't like turns up in their backyard, we want it stopped, but hey.

The town motto might be "we're against it", but we can't agree on it.


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Posted by Hary
a resident of Alamo
on Sep 19, 2011 at 8:34 am

[removed] The land was purchased before approval was made.Maybe a fried owned this property and got taken care of. The land and building will not meet all the requirments that are imposed on you. But they Chief Price is having them changed for this building. The fire station should have gone where yard birds used to be. Wake up ALamo. Look at the costs they are out of control.

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