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FCN Admin posted a discussion
Jun 5
bbox231 replied to Charlotte Allen's discussion TOP CONTRIBUTORS TO YES ON MEASURE E
Jun 3
Chinmoy Roy replied to FCN Admin's discussion $650 Million School Bond
"Murali, thanks for posting this.  Hiu, Larry Sweeney and some leading Bond proponents go a long ways back.  Many of us such as Hiu oppose the bond since we are convinced that the bond is being pushed through with a bunch of lies and…"
Jun 2
Murali replied to Murali's discussion Lennar/Toll/UP buying 100 acres from Union Pacific as developers encircle Fremont's ...
"New School ? really...? We've seen this kind of news before...and Only recently...and look what happened to Patterson Ranch development... --- Sad Truth - A Different View About Warm Springs PR    Posted by: "Hiu…"
Jun 2
Murali replied to FCN Admin's discussion $650 Million School Bond
"ANother take..and Measure-E and why it is expensive and... --- Sad Truth - A Different View About Warm Springs PR    Posted by: "Hiu Ng" hiu_ng@msn.com hiung4fusd    Date: Mon Jun 2, 2014 10:49 am…"
Jun 2
Murali replied to FCN Admin's discussion Your NO vote on Measure E is a Demand for a Better Bond
"Here's another take on Measure-E.. from Hiu --- Sad Truth - A Different View About Warm Springs PR    Posted by: "Hiu Ng" hiu_ng@msn.com hiung4fusd    Date: Mon Jun 2, 2014 10:49 am ((PDT))Unfortunately,…"
Jun 2
Murali posted a discussion

Lennar/Toll/UP buying 100 acres from Union Pacific as developers encircle Fremont's ...

http://www.bizjournals.com/sanfrancisco/morning_call/2014/06/lennar-buying-100-acres-from-union-pacific-as.html?page=allInteresting to note, the news release comes AFTER the FUSD claimed victory..100 acres from Union Pacific for all the construction in anticipation of BART.-Did the School board sell itself shortl? and settle for less ? -Will a school built for…See More
Jun 2
FCN Admin's discussion was featured

Your NO vte on Measure E is a Demand for a Better Bond

Please vote on Tuesday, June 3.  Your NO vote is crucial.  This bond only needs 55% approval to pass.  We need a BETTER BOND, if we are to truly improve facilities for Fremont's kids. $650 million price tag makes it the biggest school bond in Alameda County history, but...provides no classrooms for high schools, only one classroom in one elementary, no solution for current overcrowding and imminent classroom needshas built-in 60%  cost overruns (that $240,000,000 is $87,000,000 more than the…See More
Jun 1
FCN Admin posted a discussion

Your NO vte on Measure E is a Demand for a Better Bond

Please vote on Tuesday, June 3.  Your NO vote is crucial.  This bond only needs 55% approval to pass.  We need a BETTER BOND, if we are to truly improve facilities for Fremont's kids. $650 million price tag makes it the biggest school bond in Alameda County history, but...provides no classrooms for high schools, only one classroom in one elementary, no solution for current overcrowding and imminent classroom needshas built-in 60%  cost overruns (that $240,000,000 is $87,000,000 more than the…See More
Jun 1
Charlotte Allen replied to Charlotte Allen's discussion TOP CONTRIBUTORS TO YES ON MEASURE E
"Two of the top contributors to troubled West Contra Costa County school bonds, WCL Architects and the Seville Group ( http://www.contracostatimes.com/west-county-times/ci_25829799/west-contra-costa-school-bond-program-draws-massive ), were also…"
May 26
FCN Admin posted a discussion

FUSD approves 5.9% salary increases for FUSD Teachers and Managment ADDING $10,525,051 ANNUAL expensesfor salaries

Interesting newsworthy developments occurred tonight at the FUSD May 21, 2014 School Board Meeting:1)    FUSD School Board voted unanimously to approve 5.9% salary increases, effective July 1, 2014, for both teachers and management, with an annual added expense of $ 10.5 million to the School District's General Fund.The timing of the approval of these salary increases and its $10,525,051 annual impact to the General Fund have occurred before June 3rd, before the School Board even knows whether…See More
May 22
FCN Admin posted a discussion

FUDTA (Fremont teacher's union) proposes 5.9% salary increase ; Fiscal Impact--$9,233,500.00

Meeting: May 21, 2014 - Regular Meeting of the Board of EducationSubject:Public Disclosure of AB 1200 Collective Bargaining Unit Agreement - FUDTAType:Action (Consent)Fiscal Impact:YesDollar Amount:9,233,500.00Budgeted:NoBudget Source:General Fund BackgroundIn accordance with the requirements of Government Code Section 3547.5. the District Superintendent and Chief Business Official must certify that the District can meet the costs incurred under a collective bargaining unit agreement between a…See More
May 19
Chinmoy Roy replied to Charlotte Allen's discussion TOP CONTRIBUTORS TO YES ON MEASURE E
"ARGUS had quoted our Mayor mentioning to them that the developers are in negotiations to build a new school in the Warm Springs area, "provided we the citizens fix our school situation" (I assume by voting YES on E)  I talked with 2…"
May 18
Chinmoy Roy replied to FCN Admin's discussion How soon before we see the next bond?
"When I met with one of the framers of Measure E a few days ago, I asked to see the dollar figures by High School Attendance areas.  I didn't even get to that level of what the projects would be.  I just wanted to see if the dollar…"
May 14
Paul Whitman replied to FCN Admin's discussion How soon before we see the next bond?
"Why are all of the developer influenced politicians lying to us?  Because they want to steal our money under the guise of school repairs which our property taxes are already covering.  A parcel tax is just another word for additional…"
May 14
FCN Admin's discussion was featured

How soon before we see the next bond?

Below is the direct link to FUSD’s Facilities Plan as posted to FUSD’s website: http://www.fremont.k12.ca.us/cms/lib04/CA01000848/Centricity/Domain/79/RFUSD_LRFP_Section%203.pdfSee pages 92, 93, 94 for the School Board Approved Allocation, by school and by category of how $407,727,000 of Measure E monies will be spent.  The remainder of the $650,000,000 (60% of the…See More
May 14
FCN Admin posted a discussion

How soon before we see the next bond?

Below is the direct link to FUSD’s Facilities Plan as posted to FUSD’s website: http://www.fremont.k12.ca.us/cms/lib04/CA01000848/Centricity/Domain/79/RFUSD_LRFP_Section%203.pdfSee pages 92, 93, 94 for the School Board Approved Allocation, by school and by category of how $407,727,000 of Measure E monies will be spent.  The remainder of the $650,000,000 (60% of the…See More
May 14
Charlotte Allen replied to Charlotte Allen's discussion TOP CONTRIBUTORS TO YES ON MEASURE E
"On 5/13, Toll Brothers, "America's Luxury Homebuilder", donated $15,000 to the Yes on Measure E Campaign."
May 14
Stanley De Passos replied to Kathy McDonald's discussion Top 10 Reasons to Vote NO on Measure E
"This bond measure is a bad deal for all Fremont taxpayers. The actual cost of the bond is $1.75 billion of which $650 million (about 37%) will actually be spent in Fremont.  The remainder will be dividends for wealthy investors and investment…"
May 10
Murali posted a discussion

ACWD rate increases...

I haven't validated the info. below, but am assuming this is public knowledge.Any thoughts on the rate increases? and it seems to be an agenda item on all future budgets...thoughts ?>>> The ACWD Board held a meeting on May 5 and voted to begin the process of> raising water rates in July.  The proposal is a surcharge on> single-family residences that use more than 16 ccf of water and a flat> 13.6% rate increase on everyone else (apartments, businesses, etc.).>> They still…See More
May 9
 
 
 

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TOP CONTRIBUTORS TO YES ON MEASURE E 7 Replies

Started by Charlotte Allen in City Government & Planning. Last reply by bbox231 Jun 3.

$650 Million School Bond 17 Replies

Started by FCN Admin in Education & Schools. Last reply by Chinmoy Roy Jun 2.

How soon before we see the next bond? 2 Replies

Started by FCN Admin in City Government & Planning. Last reply by Chinmoy Roy May 14.

Top 10 Reasons to Vote NO on Measure E 5 Replies

Started by Kathy McDonald in Election 2014. Last reply by Stanley De Passos May 10.

Measure E Math--60% overrun?

Started by Kathy McDonald in City Government & Planning May 4.

Some Articles about School Bonds

Started by FCN Admin in Education & Schools Mar 28.

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