September 2009 Meeting Summary



City Selection Committee:


Board of directors:

§  Two cities in San Mateo County have already adopted the two-tier system: Brisbane and San Carlos.  The board would like to hear about their progress and experiences with implementation. 

§  The possibility of all cities collectively negotiating with the labor unions.

§   The CMA will develop separate talking points for three audiences: employees, the community, and union leadership. Melinda Hamilton and Chuck Page agreed to collaborate with the CMA in developing these talking points. 

With the board’s approval, SCCCMA plans to go to the League of Cities Peninsula Division with the same proposal.  The policy statement is available on the website at


Joys and Challenges: