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Alameda County, CA November 6, 2001 Election
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Area 4 (between Mowry and Stevenson west of UPRR Tracks)

By Robert J. "Bob" Marshall

Candidate for Member, City Council; City of Newark

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We should stick to the provisions of our General Plan
Area 4 has been addressed in detail in the current General Plan for the City of Newark. As a 15-year member of the Newark City Planning Commission, I have had a unique opportunity to participate in the process that has given us the General Plan that we have today. The portion of the Plan for Area 4 has been further legitimized via the ballot box last year with the defeat of Measure C by a 2 to 1 margin; and Area 4 is currently the subject of ongoing environmental studies that, when complete, will give the citizens of Newark a better understanding as to what development possibilities exist on this site. Until such time as this study is complete, this area should remain undeveloped. The challenges of the future are; to find a way to insure that development of this area (if developed) is consistent with our General Plan; and, if no development takes place, the area will not become blight on our city.

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