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Re: Input re General Plan/M2 revision

From: domainremoved <Kirsten>
Date: Tue, 9 Dec 2014 23:58:32 -0800

Hi Peter,

Thank you for attending the meeting tonight. We spoke about emergency
services tonight with Chief Schapelhouman. There is a statement that the
entire city is well-served by emergency services under Healthy Community of
the Guiding Principles.

On Tuesday, December 9, 2014, PETER CARPENTER <peterfcarpenter_at_(domainremoved)
wrote:

> The City seems to have a blind spot when it comes to the Fire District.
>
> The Fire District’s input was ignored as the Specific Plan was developed.
>
> The Fire District’s input in once again being ignored as the General
> Plan/M 2 revision proceeds.
>
> There is literally no reference in the current General Plan/M 2 Guiding
> Principles to fire services.
>
> The Fire District is unique in being excluded from the Corporate
> Contributions Guiding Principle.
>
> In my opinion there is no way that the existing Station 77 or the existing
> Station 77 site can provide the necessary fire services that will be
> required by the proposed build out of M 2.
>
> The General Plan is, by definition, a zoning document and yet no zoning
> provision has been made for expanded fire services.
>
> If this problem continues to be ignored there will be two probable
> outcomes:
>
> 1 - A preventable disaster will occur because of inadequate provision in
> the General Plan for enhanced fire services.
>
> 2 - The refusal by the Fire District to sign off on future developments
> in the M 2 area because it lacks the capacity to adequately serve such
> developments.
>
>
> Peter Carpenter
Received on Tue Dec 09 2014 - 23:52:50 PST

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