Concord - A Turn For The Worse
Wed, 05 Feb 1997 03:35:56 -0800
Joe Spinosa wrote:
> I just love these notices I get from the city only hours away from important
> Today's mail had a real gem. It's a report to the planning commission
> prepared by staff, for the public hearing concerning my tower permit
> application TOMORROW NIGHT.
> The staff recommends the project be "denied without prejudice".
> I thought the study session went very well. I thought the city attorney made
> it clear that denial was really not an option. Oh well.
> They cite incompatibility with the existing neighborhood as their sole reason.
> They suggest that the applicant pursue less obtrusive antennas such as "flat
> panels, small dishes, and shorter monopoles without cross elements" (whatever
> that means). The applicant could re-apply and go through this whole 6 month
> process all over again! Cheers!
> I'm still going to go tomorrow night and give it my best shot, but with the
> staff recommendation against me, I don't hold out much hope. Very little
> I'll be smiling as usual.
> Anyone ever hear of a commission ruling the opposite way from staff
> Best Regards,
> Joe Spinosa
> Concord, CA
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