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July 01, 2004
Techniques Used To Silence Neighbors of New Developments
By Dale Warner
The "Save Open Spaces In North San Jose" coalition has been collecting
"You're Lucky To Have This High Density,
This tactic shuts up neighborhood opponents who fear, perhaps unnecessarily, that the possibility of "affordable" housing might be the alternative to the high density development being slammed into their neighborhood. Residents need a better understanding of what "affordable" housing is, but it is unconscionable for an elected politician to whisper this "threat" into the ears of development opponents to silence them.
"Raising Density After Approval"
This bait-and-switch happens often in neighborhoods. A recent
It is amazing how easily people are intimidated by a mystical or even a
"The City Wants Much Higher Density"
This rhetorical tactic is used to scare neighbors into accepting a new
"The City Standard Is 150 Square Feet Of Park Per Unit"
The minimal regulatory parkland for neighbors is based on expected
The standard in the Park Impact Ordinance and the Parkland Dedication
The formula is: minimum acreage dedication = .003 x average number of
Something is very wrong with the way the city administers the Parkland
"Look At the Wonderful Plans For Parks"
We have a real problem with "disappearing" parklands. We know of twelve
"You Will Still Have Your View Of The Hills"
Promises like these are rarely realized. What recourse do the
"Your Home Value Will Not Decrease"
This is the biggest whopper of them all. The priciest neighborhoods in
The North San Jose Development Plan provides apt evidence that the