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TONIGHT: MVLA to vote on bond measure

Original post made on Mar 9, 2010

Trustees of the Mountain View-Los Altos school district will vote tonight on placing a $41.3 million bond measure on the June ballot that would provide for more classrooms as well as some "green" renovations.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, March 8, 2010, 1:59 PM

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Posted by PlsRuinMyBackYard
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Mar 9, 2010 at 11:45 am

With Mountain View having to cut services to balance the budget it makes better sense to not extend the bond and use the saved interest payments to balance the budget. When the economic situation improves, we can look at making the longer term improvements...


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Posted by Martha
a resident of Waverly Park
on Mar 9, 2010 at 2:44 pm

If you are referring to the city of Mountain View's services being cut, that has nothing at all to do with the financing of the high school district. The city does not fund the schools at all. If we do not extend the bond, the high school does not get its much-needed improvements, and the city doesn't save anything since it's not their bond, so it's a lose-lose, unfortunately.


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