spoke about the new trash containers, we should all have them soon. If you don’t like the sizes you’ve got you can call and get different ones. Starting in January we’ll be able to put food scraps in the green composting bin, but until then we have to put them in the trash.
News from the Police Department
Ted Gonzalez gave us his regular update and I am happy to say it was brief. He said there were no very big incidents. He reminded us that, as the holidays approach we should be careful about leaving things in our cars. He also reminded us not to leave laptop computers anywhere in our cars, even the trunk.
Fencing at King Park
Sheila Canzian, the director of Parks and Rec, came to speak to us about the fencing at King Park. This was the hottest issue at the meeting with a number of our
Director Canzian and several Parks and Rec staff members responded
They also said that they are making efforts to improve the overall quality of the playfield and acknowledged that in the past it has been poorly maintained.
North Central Residents are invited to discuss various alternatives to the current fencing at the next Parks and Rec Commission Meeting.
I found out in separate conversation after the meeting that the new chained goal posts are due to liability issues, and that parks in San Mateo all have chained goal posts.
High Speed Rail
Several speakers from Community Coalition on High Speed Rail (CC-HSR) spoke to us about the history and ongoing process of building high speed rail in California. They urged us to get involved and find out what we can do to voice our opinions. They urged to write to our elected representatives, to join their group or others active on this issue. Larry Patterson from the City of San Mateo attended.