Now we have a County appeal to Judge Haakenson's extremely well reasoned decision that the narrow Bob Middagh trail should stay in hiker-equestrian use, because Parks and Open Space did not do proper site-specific CEQA analysis
What a shameful waste of money on the part of the Board of Supervisors, now being led by President Damon Connolly, a gungho #ridewithdamon cycling proponent.
And of course, the "closed session" BOS decision-making process and vote to appeal was hidden from the public. That strategy makes it difficult for angry voters / taxpayers to assign blame for a costly decision, which neither serves the environment nor the public as a whole.
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Sadly, it's becoming commonplace these days that many Board of Supervisors' decisions are both short on rationality and highly favorable to special interests---the well-funded cycling lobby, in particular.
As a result the environment and community at large are suffering consequences.
Increasingly, CVP's broad array of project analysis skills and legal action tools have become the only recourse to combat what has become entrenched Board of Supervisors' arrogance.