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How to restore control over General Plans to the public.


Have the voters consider a one sentence initiative --


* "Shall the County require voter approval for all General Plans and amendments?"


Currently the burden is on the public to halt bad General Plan Amendments and Zoning increases. This simple law reverses the burden and properly places it on the Board of Supervisors to prepare and present a General Plan the public will approve of in a vote.



1. While many have independently thought of this, Richard H. Rosenthal is the first person we heard suggest it.