important issue up to and including the very question asked in the
highlighted box beneath the headline reading "What do you think of
the City Council's interpretation of the Hillside Ordinance?" Please
-- have you ever even seen the Hillside Ordinance? Interpretation of
what -- the comprehensive and well-articulated statements of
engineering and mathematical formulas?
4. I am as shocked as anyone that our highly politicized City
Council voted to reject this CUP given their consistent efforts to
seek votes in the public arena by agreeing to everything. I am
particularly shocked given that the parties appealing were primarily
5. There is a finite amount of terra firma within the city limits
of Glendale. There are nearly an infinite number of individuals [now
and in the future] seeking housing.
To the upset of some individuals but to the benefit of the many,
not everyone can build in or live in Glendale.
If we do not control growth now, i.e. the Hillside Ordinance, this
community will pay the price forever.
Again, there are no individual rights detailed in the Constitution
mandating domicile in Glendale. The notion that individual rights
always trump the rights of the many is foolish.
MICHAEL K. FLEMING