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Redlands City Council Meeting December 1, 6:00, re: Agenda 21’ized General Plan

 

 

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Redlands City Council Meeting December 1, 6:00
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The next Redlands City Council meeting is December 1, 2015, 6:00 at the city council chambers, 35 Cajon Street, Redlands, CA 92373.

The public comment session near the beginning of the meeting is a good opportunity to tell your city Council members what you want your government to do or not do.  In previous meetings citizen patriots have urged the City Council to oppose settling “Syrian” “refugees” in Redlands at least until they can be properly vetted for possible terrorists; opposed high density housing; and opposed SANBAG’s and the City’s plan to run 58 trains per day through Redlands.

Of particular interest at the December 1 meeting, the City Council will hold a public hearing on the proposed new general plan. 

The City of Redlands is updating its General Plan, which will control what gets built and where for the next 20 years.  Many cities in California and across the country are doing so, and they are trying to implement a top-down agenda of high density and low income housing, restricting single family homes, and making it more difficult to drive.  It is the local version of “sustainability” aka “fundamental transformation.”

The City’s and SANBAG’s plan to run formerly 50 and now 58 trains per day through Redlands is part of the “transformation.”  If we do not want Redlands to be “fundamentally transformed” including high density (and low income) housing throughout Redlands, restricting single family homes, trying to force us out of our cars, and restricting traffic for those who still drive so it will take more of our time to drive around Redlands, we the people of Redlands need to be involved in the process.

At the November 17 city council meeting, the City Council, in part because of citizen opposition, postponed voting on a 19% water rate increase.

I asked the question multiple times at general plan meetings “what do we want to change about Redlands?”  I have yet to hear an answer.

It is important the as many citizens as possible tell their City Council and government what they want for the future of Redlands.

As always, “The most important political office is that of the private citizen.” Justice Louis D. Brandeis

It is much easier to be a government subject or a sheep in the government pasture than it is to be a citizen of a constitutional republic.  The latter takes work, time and effort.

To paraphrase Edmund Burke, “The only thing necessary for “sustainability” to triumph is for good Patriots to do nothing.”

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For more information re: the proposed general plan, please see:
http://www.redlands2035.org/home.html
http://www.redlands2035.org/library.html

Please also join:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/DontFundamentallyTransformRedlands/

https://www.facebook.com/groups/IETransitAlliance/

And the new open discussion page for all issues and things Redlands, “Redlands Community Forum” 
https://www.facebook.com/groups/RedlandsCommunityForum/

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Gregory W. Brittain, Attorney at Law

Redlands Tea Party Patriots Cabinet Member

Unite IE Board Member

707 Brookside Avenue, Redlands, CA 92373

909-335-7335; Fax: 909-335-7337; Cell: 909-327-8813

gb@gbrittainlaw.com|www.gbrittainlaw.com

Greg@RedlandsTeaParty.net | www.RedlandsTeaParty.net | www.UniteIE.com