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Cubberley options to be presented tonight

Original post made on Mar 14, 2013

The community is invited to discuss the future of Cubberley Community Center tonight, Thursday, March 14, at a joint meeting of the Palo Alto City Council and the Palo Alto Board of Education.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, March 14, 2013, 9:55 AM

Comments

Posted by Resident, a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Mar 14, 2013 at 11:14 am

I hope this meeting will be well attended.


Posted by soccer mom, a resident of Midtown
on Mar 14, 2013 at 3:13 pm

I am concerned that one of the "financing options" is the lease-back option which PAUSD has proposed for the Paly Gym.

The lease back option is NO BID. In other districts where this has happened - including Poway where Kevin Skelly was previously - the developers begin to control the agenda. One this genie is put of the bottle we will be at the mercy of the contractors. In other districts they have never ending construction and constant bond issues.

No bid and lease back enhances the power of whomever picks the contractor which is Kevin Skelly and the incumbent school board.

This action has the power to destroy democratic school governance by injecting contractors and their money into it.

NO LEASE BACK AND NO BID FOR CUBBERLEY.


Posted by What next?, a resident of Leland Manor/Garland Drive
on Mar 14, 2013 at 4:20 pm

Once the options are presented, and are hashed over in people's minds, do they go to the vote to select one? Does the Palo Alto public get a say in this at all?