Attend board meetings on tax levy & buildings

Monday, Dec. 7: A “Truth in Taxation” hearing will be held at the ESC on 4148 Winnetka Avenue at 7:00 pm. It’s your chance to ask questions to the Board – such as “Why aren’t you selling unused properties?” or “Whatever happened to the Divestiture Committee?” The school board meeting follows at 8:00pm (see schedule)

Monday, Dec. 14: Work session at the ESC on 4148 Winnetka Avenue at 5:30 pm.  There is a planned discussion on northeast school buildings and use of current excess buildings. Bring your neighbors and hold their feet to the fire. Suggest that they sell off unused property! But leave the pitchforks home.

  • Download the November 16 work session “unofficial” minutes here.
  • Download the Strategic Action Plan here.
  • Read & discuss Give2Attain’s post on the recent PTA meeting with Sup. Sicoli here

The Dec. 3 Labor Negotiations Strategy meeting  is closed.

The November 30, 2009, Closed Meeting to Consider Labor Negotiations Strategy, including negotiations strategies or developments or discussion and review of labor negotiations proposals was continued to Thursday, December 3, 2009, 5:15 p.m., at the Education Service Center, 4148 Winnetka Avenue, New Hope, Minnesota.

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5 Responses to “Attend board meetings on tax levy & buildings”

  1. give2attain Says:

    In preparation for Monday’s meeting, you may want to read my latest post.

    Supt Sicoli has some good points regarding delaying divestiture. Unfortunate that these were not resolved already.

    I just think RAS should stop insisting the Facility Plan is complete. Until it is actually complete…. This mis-statement is hard on their credibility. (ie we’re done, but… we aren’t done…)

    At least they cut operating expenses for this year by reducing the number of sites that needed to be staffed. I’ll definitely give them credit for that.

  2. 281 Exposed Says:

    Link to read Give2Attain’s post: http://give2attain.blogspot.com/2009/12/sir-class-is-too-hard.html

    Excellent reporting – go there to get in on the discussion.

  3. give2attain Says:

    I fixed my profile in WordPress, so hopefully now you can jump to my site by just selecting “give2attain” in the “give2attain says” text above the comment. This is the test…

  4. give2attain Says:

    FYI, Here is a link to the Truth in Taxation meeting Documents

    Mtg Docts

  5. numbersguy Says:

    I was at last nights RAS – Facility Advisory Committee meeting. Gary went over his Dec. 7TH presentation for the committee. He probably will be changing the last page to show a 10% decrease in value rather than the 10% increase in value.

    I strongly encourage everyone that can attend these two meetings to show up. The RAS Board needs to near in person the communities opinions. If you can’t make the meetings then email or call each Board member and tell them your opinion on these matters. KEEP engaged.

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