The Economy

Unanswered Questions

Here is the full text of the questions Dinah Verby submitted to the Council on Monday night, July 24th:

1. Explain the fiscal impact [Section 9212(a)(1)] of the proposed "mixed use residential and commercial development" in the Quarry as described in the ballot measure, NOT in terms of dollar amounts which are not yet known, but in terms of:

School Superintendent "not pleased" with petition

Pacifica School District Superintendent of Schools Jim Lianides isn't happy with the Quarry petition, according to the June 26, 2006 Pacifica Tribune:

Quarry and Redevelopment

You will see a lot of talk about the financial benefit of development in the quarry. But because the quarry is in a redevelopment area (RDA), there are limits to how that money can be spent.

Pacifica Quarry Redevelopment in Pictures

Here is what the "quarry" looks like today:

Pacifica Quarry from Shelldance Perspective: Photograph by Bob PilgrimPacifica Quarry: Photograph by Bob Pilgrim

Redevelopment Tax Diversion

The Quarry petition falsely claims that the development will:

... generate millions of dollars in new property and hotel tax revenue that can be used to help pay for vital city services, including needed funding for schools, police and fire,

1986 West Rockaway Redevelopment Area Plan

Here is the full text (warning! Huge PDF file!) of the 1986 economic plan and charter for the West Rockaway Beach Redevelopment Area.

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