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Atherton council: No interest in outsourcing cops

Original post made on May 24, 2014

Atherton City Council members began their review of the town's 2014-15 budget at their May 21 meeting by making it clear there is one project in the budget report they have absolutely no interest in -- a study of outsourcing the town's police services.

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Posted by Ron Clymer
a resident of Atherton: West Atherton
on May 24, 2014 at 12:28 am

I disagree with hiring addition police officers with the surplus. The Town should reduce the parcel tax instead of billing the full amount.


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Posted by Broken promise by Bill Widmer
a resident of Atherton: other
on May 24, 2014 at 8:52 am

Ron, it's funny you should mention that. Bill Widmer as well as the other council members did promise to fully or at least partially abate the parcel tax if the town had a surplus. But now, Widmer is staying silent on this issue. So are the other council members who made this promise, but he's up for re-election, so the spotlight is going to stay on him.


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