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Adreienne Tissier Questions That Must be Asked

San Mateo County residents pay the highest taxes in the State of California.

In response to the article "Money Train" by Jon Mays, on January 18, the following questions must be asked now that San Mateo County residents pay the highest taxes in the State of California.

The supervisors who campaigned for this tax measure had significant conflicts of interest that have never been properly disclosed.

For example, Adreienne Tissier is the CEO of Bay Relations, Inc.  Its clients?  The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors, Seton Medical Center, Caltrain and Sam Trans.

Why did Seton Medical Center put up most of the money to fund the $1.4M of Yes on Measure A, and also supply the campaign staff?  Presumably it feels it is a likely beneficiary of a good chunk of the $60M, and perhaps then it can spend more money with Ms. Tissier's company?

Before the supervisors start spending the $60M of taxpayer money on such things, or giving more raises to San Mateo County law enforcement, I'd like to see our debt paid down.  There is $962M of unfunded pension liabilities.  Let's pay $50M on the first year, $45M for the second, $40M for the third, and $35M for years four through ten.  This would only pay off $380M, but it's a good start, and the numbers are a good illustration of how dire the county's finances are.

Michael G. Stogner, San Mateo County resident

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Lionel Emde January 24, 2013 at 07:17 PM
Mr. Stogner's article can be amplified by John Horgan's column in the Times: http://www.mercurynews.com/john-horgan/ci_22382566/horgan-horsleys-case-is-symptom-bigger-problem In it, he discusses the Horsely pay controversy, but notes the bigger problem; that of revolving positions in the top county jobs that create the clueless class we have running this county into the ground.
GI Jane January 26, 2013 at 06:19 AM
Hey are you underage or photogenic? I know a hoax when I see one, especially when debts always get paid. How bout excluding one more numbskull to ensure the debt will be paid off - only with your whistle Lionel
Andrew Peceimer January 26, 2013 at 05:41 PM
Michael it would be great if you ran for Supervisor in the next election. Who else would support Michael?
CP January 26, 2013 at 06:18 PM
Lobbyists are running our County and some of the key ones are not even living and raising their families in our County. Very sad and disheartening. The good news is more of us are becoming aware each day. I would support Michael Stogner for Supervisor. I wish our elected officials would have more of a conscience and support 100% the communities they were elected to represent, NOT the developers and businesses who contribute to their campaigns. Ethics....be who you say you are please! Actions count, not words.
Michael G. Stogner January 26, 2013 at 07:09 PM
CP said "The good news is more of us are becoming aware each day." I agree. Its not easy to be informed in San Mateo County. I would like to thank the Patch's for publishing my letter. I sent it to all of the newspapers that cover San Mateo County, none published it. I sent it to the San Mateo Daily Journal on 1/19/13 in response to Jon Mays article. To this day no publication of it. If I had to guess I would say around 300 people have seen it so far. Please pass it around to your friends, and ask the SMDJ to publish it.
Andrew Peceimer January 27, 2013 at 02:41 AM
Michael, I am sure you understand that If you are a someone who wants to track public spending most newspapers and local TV stations will not want to post your findings. The Governing Elite do not want you affecting the mind set of the masses who watch Music TV and the SF Chronicle versus watching educational shows or reading the Wall Street Journal. Good Heavens you might change the minds of the brain washed Obama Droids that think more taxes from wealthy people and a larger government are good for us all. Please keep up the good work!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Lionel Emde January 27, 2013 at 05:42 AM
Try posting something comprehensible. What are you talking about?
Stevie January 27, 2013 at 06:10 AM
Yeah I'm tired of working more or over time and getting paid Jack nothing. I'm only posting here because Strogner, you seen me naked and in the shower
Pacificat January 27, 2013 at 06:57 AM
Lionel, I had the same reaction.
Michael G. Stogner January 28, 2013 at 01:53 AM
Here is the Jon Mays article I was responding to. http://archives.smdailyjournal.com/article_preview.php?id=1761696&title=Money%20train
Michael G. Stogner January 28, 2013 at 02:01 AM
Adrienne Tissier should recuse herself from a large list. Partial Client list. http://www.bayrelations.com/client.htm
Mrs. Pretty January 28, 2013 at 05:19 AM
You know, publishing here is probably better than the newspapers I think. More people read it and you can actually see feedback right away.

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