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District to gauge support for bond measure

Original post made on May 27, 2009

Mountain View residents will soon be asked how they feel about a potential bond measure for the Mountain View Whisman Elementary School District, after trustees decided last week to spend $21,000 to hire polling consultants.

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Posted by Andrew
a resident of Shoreline West
on May 27, 2009 at 8:06 pm

This is going to be a hard sell. The article mentions a $192 million number a few times but says it won't be that much. (so how much?) And if it really addresses some urgent needs, that is going to have to be made plainly clear for this to get support.

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Posted by Enough!
a resident of Old Mountain View
on May 27, 2009 at 8:25 pm

The school board and district administration need to focus on innovative ways to reduce costs and save money rather than constantly appealing for higher taxes.

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Posted by just wondering
a resident of Martens-Carmelita
on May 27, 2009 at 10:59 pm

Get a second opinion or maybe a third opinion. It may be that $192 million in projects is unnecessary.