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edith locher inside City Boundary July 20, 2019, 12:33 PM
I am strongly supporting the comments by Elizabeth Doyle, June 9th 2019 about leaf blowers! They are a health hazard! Edith Locher.
Kathy Marshall inside City Boundary June 17, 2019, 2:38 PM
I attended the June 12, 2019 EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS Committee meeting to ask whether or when inspections will be done in our County particularly in Lafayette. The answer was not what I hoped. Moraga-Orinda Fire District posted on Facebook that they are out in force issuing citations and they are focusing on evacuation routes. I saw tree work happening on Glorietta. Is Lafayette, particularly the part that is marked red for very high hazard zone doing the same?
Name not shown inside City Boundary June 13, 2019, 9:22 AM
I’d really like to see downtown Lafayette be more like downtown Danville, Los Gatos, Pleasanton, etc. with a focus on boutique shops and restaurants. Currently, downtown Lafayette has too much of a mixture of all sorts of businesses and residential that keep it from being the quaint downtown that it could be. Zoning for just boutique shops and restaurants for several blocks within the immediate downtown, moving other businesses to the outskirts of town would make downtown Lafayette a much better place for residents and visitors to enjoy.
Elizabeth Doyle inside City Boundary June 9, 2019, 6:39 PM
The din from the leaf blowers in the community has changed Lafayette to a very noisy place to live. All day and most days there is leaf blowing racket....everywhere. I have lived here 35 years. Even on the "spare the air days" the gas driven loud leaf blowers are run all around our neighborhood and it is oppressive but also illegal.
Berkeley outlawed them. I would like to do the same.
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.
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.