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...This is the way I cut and paste,
cut and paste,
This is the way I cut and paste,
All through the day....
I live in Stagecoach, my kids attend RE3, and we have an electrical contracting company, run out of a 2500 ft warehouse in Copper Ridge.
I do not get to vote on this.
I do get to help pay for it though (3X your rate!), AND deal with the traffic, AND deal with a policy that siphons $ from RE3&1 schools then cries "overcrowding", AND deal with the effect on the community as it looses more of its character to "suburbanization"!
These meetings you refer to should not be construed as gauging community support for this!
That's a nice summary of the meetings but you are fooling yourself if you think that counts for gaining consensus. That is a far cry from the due diligence required for this proposal. If you do not have real consensus, based on what the community really thinks, then it will be revealed at the ballot. If you throw something so unreasonable at the electorate, then you jeopardize the possibility of a reasonable proposal passing the next time. (Next year, presidential election cycle = not good)
Bait and switch tactics may be considered consensus and realitiy in Atlanta, but it doesn't fly here. These meetings represent a microcosm of the community and these meetings were just rah rah sessions framed for one proposal from the beginning. Just because you just moved here and attended these cool-aid sessions, doesn't mean you are properly educated or informed.
Reality: What you will get when the ballots are counted.
That's because the main "feedback" came from consultants, fed to the board by Meeks. These are the same consultants who stand to gain 2% from this project.
Um, yeah. Check the inaccuracies.
Guess what? I live in Stagecoach but I still think the whole idea stinks.
Who are you calling elitist? Do I get to call you Johnny come lately?
So you really just moved here a year ago and your calling long time locals who REALLY care what goes on around here elitists? Dude.
Atlanta? ---First thought I have when considering good school locations,
"I wonder what they do in Atlanta, cause I sure would like to see that here in Steamboat!"
Without question, there are actually many reasons to vote no this. Some would be:
Need (lack of)
Perceived "need" can be mitigated by new elementary school and by telling your board members to stop their liberal policy of accepting out of district students. (This issue is also crushing Hayden and Soroco districts!)
And also, Moving a perfectly functioning, perfectly located High School is perfectly stupid idea.
You don't have to be an "elitist" Old Town resident to be against this.
Every point you make already exists in Steamboat schools. Actually, every point you have actually makes for a better case against moving the high school! Community, health, education already exists here, in abundance.
"Love community schools"
----Then why are you advocating moving the high school from the center of the community to a location further from the community where students will get to experience the "community" surrounded by an airport on the East side, Marijuana central on the south side, and US 40/junk yard/gun range to the west!
Moving Steamboat High School should not be a part of any proposal and to say that voting yes on this is somehow "pro community" is laughable.
It should be:
"Phunny Phakts" @Yeah! for C2.con
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