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Stop developer's plan to build luxury housing on bayfront at Pete's Harbor

Urgent: without support, Redwood City approval is expected mid-October with immediate construction, and hundreds evicted in January 2013.

Why action is needed:
*Pete's Harbor is a 60-year-old local landmark with public vistas and access to the nearby wetlands; it is open to the public with a restaurant and liveaboard marina community of hundreds, some of whom have lived there for decades.
*The People “Saved Pete’s Harbor” in the 70s & 80s for use as a harbor and marina, not upscale, luxury housing, and voted against a similar plan by the same out-of-state developer several years ago.
*The huge development project is on a fast track for City approval without sufficient public notice or involvement.
*The public trust leases and historic “Save Pete’s Harbor” legislation may be violated.
*An out-of-date, 10-year-old Environmental Impact Report is being used in lieu of, and bypassing, the current developing Inner Harbor Plan.
*The unique harbor community will disappear and the public's access to the state's waterways at Pete's Harbor may be lost if action doesn't take place NOW.

This petition was delivered to:
  • The City of Redwood City, California

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