Town Square

Post a New Topic

Finances and district goals among topics at tonight's school board meeting

Original post made on Oct 25, 2011

Money issues will once again be one of the focuses of tonight's Pleasanton school board meeting.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, October 25, 2011, 6:44 AM

Comments (3)

Posted by Diana, a resident of Hart Middle School
on Oct 25, 2011 at 2:22 pm

How can the District reduce developer mitigation fees when future fees are already committed to paying existing debt? Where will the district get the money to mitigate all of the new growth that the City is rezoning for? Is there room in our schools for students from new growth?
Reducing fees when our housing cap has just been overturned seems like an odd choice.


Posted by Marie, a resident of Amberwood/Wood Meadows
on Oct 25, 2011 at 11:40 pm

Unfortunately, tonight the Board meeting was not webcast. Technical difficulty or deliberate?


Posted by local, a resident of Birdland
on Oct 26, 2011 at 8:37 am

I think the lack of a broadcast was deliberate. As of a couple of days ago you could not even download the board meeting agenda or packet of information. Obviously the current board and administration does not want to hear from the public. I have even contacted the board members several times on issues recently and only one board member responded.

On lowering the developer fees, that at least makes me feel good that the district does have enough money and will not be coming back to the community for more. Unless board members are working for the developers, I don't think they would lower the developer fees and then ask the public to pay more. Would they?


If you were a member and logged in you could track comments from this story.

Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: *

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields

Tough new rules on water are necessary
By Tim Hunt | 9 comments | 1,031 views

Circumstances without Pomp
By Roz Rogoff | 0 comments | 808 views