Category: Alameda City Council

The Proposals: Fernside Pocket Parks

Here’s the official lot lines for Fernside. This is the pocket park at Fairview (video). The yellow highlight is the existing property lines, everything highlighted is City of Alameda Property.  On this property, the homeowners on both sides have built a…

5 Answers to the Money Problem?

An interesting, if not groundbreaking or even necessarily directive, article on pensions. One supposition that jumped out at me: Actuaries, who set recommended levels of contributing to pensions, have been far too optimistic. They’ve made bad assumptions about how many people…

Towards a balanced Rent Task Force?

The Staff recommendation is up for the Rent Costs in Alameda Task Force. Apparently someone thinks that landlords are the ones struggling in Alameda as there are three landlord/business-related seats and one renter-related seat. plus three city board/commission seats. Council…