SMART plan called into question by st...

SMART plan called into question by state election officials

There are 2 comments on the Marin Independent Journal story from Oct 19, 2011, titled SMART plan called into question by state election officials. In it, Marin Independent Journal reports that:

The California Secretary of State questions whether the Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit has legal authority to revamp the initiative process being followed by opponents seeking to torpedo the rail passenger project.

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Batman

Mill Valley, CA

#1 Oct 19, 2011
see they will do anything to keep the gravy of public money running to keep the SMART/dumb boondoggle in place
you got the public employees
you got the consultants and vendors
you got the developers of attached high density low/moderate income housing
you got the landowners along the route
too many people gonna make money at the cost of the quality of life in Marin turning us into another San Jose

its Chinatown all over
Batman

Mill Valley, CA

#2 Oct 20, 2011
discovered this on facebook
lovely
hoisted by their own petard

What finance person with half a brain would buy bonds from a special district that breaks election law & defies the Secretary of State in an attempt to stifle a repeal effort?(with a unanimous vote no less) SMART may have wanted to tie us up in the courts, but in reality, they just tied up their bond money until their court case with the State of California is resolved

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