Click this link to optimize Lafayette Listens! for screen readers Skip to Content
Lafayette Listens!
Open Town Hall

Subscribe to Registered Statements From Forum Participants

Info Hide

Get registered statements in your RSS reader or emailed to you as a daily digest.

A statement is registered if it is claimed, verified and civil:

  1. It is claimed if its author has claimed the statement by signing in before or shortly after submitting the statement.
  2. It is verified if it is claimed and its author has provided their street address in their registration and verified their email address by clicking the verification link emailed by Open Town Hall.
  3. It is civil if it is verified and it meets the guidelines for civility.

If any of these conditions are not met, then the statement is unregistered.

Statements are emailed at most once per day (in the morning).


Manage your subscription in your RSS feed reader

Check out some recent Registered Statements from forum participants

Yukie Fujimoto inside City Boundary May 13, 2019, 1:53 PM

I would like the City Council to consider Niroop Srivatsa as our permanent City Manager. After having a one to one conversation with her about the importance of arts in our community, diversity & inclusion in our schools and education and observing her in action during City Council subcommittee meetings, I have deep respect for her knowledge of city planning, city history, city politics and vision. She is diplomatic, thoughtful, open to thinking out of the box and LISTENS. On a personal note, it is encouraging to see a woman of color serve as a leader in our community. Please consider Niroop as our permanent City Manager.

James Martin inside City Boundary May 13, 2019, 9:05 AM

Everything about this project is exactly the opposite of what Lafayette needs...

No to increased density

No to removing local infrastructure ( medical offices) that support our community

No to removing local jobs

No to increased classroom sizes at our local schools

No to increased traffic everywhere, especially at the most trafficked corner of our town

Name not available inside City Boundary May 12, 2019, 9:42 AM

The 1/2 mile to BART is as the bird flies and doesn’t meet the state’s “walking” goal of 1/2 mile. The true walking distance is 50% greater to around .75 miles.

Second, the 1/2 mile is only places it halfway within the project and 50% of the project is OUTSIDE their radius given the architect’s own survey.

papa john kiefer outside City Boundary May 10, 2019, 4:37 PM

Corporate Terraces -
I regularly visit three professional offices for various medical needs. Being an elder, I am grateful they reside in Lafayette. If the proposed development is approved, where will these three medical facilities move to and remain within the Lafayette? I feel threatened buy this proposal, as it would negatively affect my quality of life. Further, I appreciate the current architecture, as it is visually unobtrusive.
We need access to professional / medical facilities in Lafayette, not more residential complexes in our core area.
Thank you,
Papa John Kiefer

Nancy Mills inside City Boundary May 10, 2019, 3:44 PM

The qualities I would like to see are all embodied in Niroop! Why look any further?!

Mike Becker inside City Boundary May 10, 2019, 6:58 AM

Lafayette is being transformed into a high density wreck. The endless building and profiteering by developers is a disaster. Shame on those involved.

Thomas Fraser inside City Boundary May 9, 2019, 9:46 PM

I think this ban is a very good thing. I'm not sure how a tobacco retailers license program would assist in keeping flavored tobacco out of children's hands.

Name not shown inside City Boundary May 9, 2019, 5:51 PM

This is a disaster! I can’t believe it. That little medical complex has been a godsend for us and many others. We are in our 90’s and depend on that locale for our medical needs. That’s as civil as I can be!

C C inside City Boundary May 9, 2019, 8:03 AM

Lafayette had the chance to accept modest-single family homes, but Save Lafayette and it's supporters are NIMBYS.

We've been renting in Lafayette for 7 years, serving the community, working within its boundaries and as a young family, we'd love to call this town our permanent home. WE NEED to accommodate more moderate housing in Lafayette and have the chance to do so while respecting Lafayette's "charm" and "character.". The EIR and traffic studies were performed years ago.

Accept it, change is coming.

Irene Jorgensen inside City Boundary April 29, 2019, 11:29 AM

I'm wondering if the developer has hired an Engineer to study the short/long term impacts of traffic on Deer Hill Road being a single lane road both directions as I'm very concerned about the impact of 315-594 cars spilling onto a single lane road daily and the impacts this will have on residents. This development will choke that intersection indefinitely if something isn't done to expand Deer Hill Road. Expanding Pleasant Hill Road with sidewalks, trails and a bike path, along with modifying the traffic on Pleasant Hill Road will do nothing to ease the traffic on Deer Hill Road which already is congested like Highway 24. Some serious corrections need to be done to ease car traffic for residents and new residents to get in/out/past this new proposed development otherwise residents will be left with a huge burden as most of us drive this intersection to avoid the Highway 24 backup.