8-9-13 Changes in plans for approving bond proposalby Ann Sutherland on 08/09/13
Major changes in plans as of this week:
1. Board "workshop" on Monday Aug 12. Agenda changed from "special meeting" to "workshop" so that public comment and video will not be provided . The meeting is public but there will be no on-line viewing available under present plans.
2. The plan to vote on the bond on Tuesday Aug 13 has been withdrawn. If a vote is going to be taken in time for a November public vote, there will be another meeting within a few days. The board has not been informed of staff plans for another meeting.
3. RE the Tanglewood meeting, attended by probably 550 individuals, it was clear that people want to expand the Tanglewood building rather than shift boundaries. I do not think staff will try to go against this view as board members will not want to buck the solid public opinion that was obvious at the meeting.
Tanglewood parents who set this meeting up, and the Tanglewood neighborhood association, deserve strong praise for the united and clear statements made last night.