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Portola Valley postcard: Is there a message between the lines?

Original post made on Aug 13, 2009

Did Town Hall in Portola Valley inadvertently send a signal of support for the utility user tax? The 4.5 percent tax brings in 10 percent of the town's revenues and is up for renewal in a town-wide election in November.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, August 11, 2009, 7:25 AM

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Posted by PV neighbor, a resident of Portola Valley: Portola Valley Ranch
on Aug 13, 2009 at 9:44 pm

I think the town behaved appropriately by bringing the facts to everyone's attention. It's a real stretch to criticize our town's staff. Instead, let's thank them for opening our eyes to the situation.


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