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Kathy McDonald replied to Kathy McDonald's discussion Top 10 Reasons to Vote NO on Measure E
"Precisely.  Please review the Long Range Facilities Plan (see link on left).  It proposes to spend $59,554,000 to make urgent repairs and add classrooms to Horner Junior High.  Assuming we will move 500-800 6th graders to grow the…"
13 hours ago
bbox231 replied to FCN Admin's discussion $650 Million School Bond
"Gosh, Michael - you need to get a grasp on basic economic principal if you want to participate in this conversation.    Concept #1 - It's fundamentally sound economics to take out a loan or amortize one-time…"
Saturday
Michael replied to FCN Admin's discussion $650 Million School Bond
"So that means you didn't take out a car loan or mortgage? "
Apr 17
Michael replied to Kathy McDonald's discussion Top 10 Reasons to Vote NO on Measure E
"This is not about the kids of the people who run FCN, it's about the future of Fremont and kids other than your own."
Apr 17
Kathy McDonald posted a discussion

Top 10 Reasons to Vote NO on Measure E

Printable version of the following is attached.  Please help distribute.10 Reasons to Vote NO on Measure E1.     The bond is written to make us think that it is ENTIRELY devoted to renovations for existing schools.  However, it contains about $250,000,000 to be used for “over runs and inflation” (~40%). 2.     Coincidentally,  Developers need new schools for new development (more than 3,000 new homes in Fremont).  3.     The bond’s $250,000,000 for “inflation and overruns” could be used to…See More
Apr 16
FCN Admin posted a discussion

Mello Roos on New Fremont Homes = A Fair Alternative to Expensive Measure E

The following message was submitted to FCN with the following request:"...explain to all that I have a child still in FUSD school and I don't want repercussions on my child for speaking out publicly against Measure E.   My children and I have suffered repercussions & bad treatment in the past when I spoke out against a school board."Mello Roos on New Fremont Homes = A Fair Alternative to Expensive Measure EHave homeowners of brand new Fremont homes pay for new schools & expansions…See More
Apr 16
FCN Admin's discussion was featured

$650 Million School Bond

$650 Million school bond to come up for vote on June 3.  Share  details and follow the discussion on FCN Yahoo group-https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/fremontcitizensnetwork/info   (click upper right purple button to join with a yahoo account)See More
Apr 8
William (Bill) Spicer replied to FCN Admin's discussion Fremont school officials warn of worse overcrowding if development goes ahead
"Has our City Council failed us?"
Apr 8
William (Bill) Spicer replied to FCN Admin's discussion $650 Million School Bond
"This Bond will cost every property owner $300 - $1100 for the next 38 years With NO SENIOR exemptions. This will cause some Senior Citizens on fixed incomes, to lose there homes. This is a cruel Bond Issue. Please Vote No, for the Seniors "
Apr 8
William (Bill) Spicer replied to FCN Admin's discussion $650 Million School Bond
"I think the present School Bond Issue is unfair to seniors on fixed incomes. There is no exemption for seniors. Quite a few seniors are just verily making it, with the Bond issue raising there house payments significantly, they may be in danger of…"
Apr 8
Murali replied to FCN Admin's discussion $650 Million School Bond
"650M is a WAG. The number is am sure quite inflated. Am sure the FUSD have paid handsomely to a consultant to cook up a number and inflate it by a good 30%. The quality of education is lowered each year, the PTAs are doing more than have signed up…"
Apr 7
FCN Admin replied to FCN Admin's discussion $650 Million School Bond
"The Trouble With Measure E   When the 500 unit residential development at Patterson Ranch in Ardenwood was finally approved in 2010, all of the developers' previous promises of land and an elementary school disappeared, leaving Fremont…"
Apr 7
David Arneson replied to FCN Admin's discussion $650 Million School Bond
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Apr 7
David Arneson replied to FCN Admin's discussion $650 Million School Bond
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Apr 7
Kathy McDonald replied to FCN Admin's discussion $650 Million School Bond
"There is a very logical spin to make people accept this bond.  The schools need infinite remediation.  That is obvious to anyone with eyes.  They want people to think of it as if it were for their own homes.   I know I have…"
Apr 7
FCN Admin replied to FCN Admin's discussion $650 Million School Bond
"The link for arguments for and against this bond may be found at:  www.acgov.org/rov/elections/20140603/documents/MeasureEv2.pdf . Early voting and Absentee Ballots will come out on May 5. "
Apr 7
FCN Admin posted a discussion

Some Articles about School Bonds

Aug 2012 - NY Times -- School Pass Debt to Next Generationhttp://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/17/business/schools-pass-debt-to-the-next-generation.html?_r=0 *Nov 2012 - LA Times -- Risky bonds  tie schools to huge debthttp://articles.latimes.com/2012/nov/29/local/la-me-school-bond-20121129 *Feb 2013- New…See More
Mar 28
bbox231 posted a discussion

Proposed increases in crude oil transport over Capitol Corridor

You haven't seen any coverage of this issue by our local reporters.  Fremont has a unique interest in this issue as the Capitol Corridor line traverses a major source of drinking water (the Niles cone).  Your council is silent on this issue to date.…See More
Mar 25
David Arneson replied to FCN Admin's discussion $650 Million School Bond
"I don't care to join Yahoo Groups. I thought this was to be the forum, not some outside site that has to be joined. I spend enough time deleting cookies as it is I also say No to the school bond. We got taken by Ohlone and Washington…"
Mar 2
Charlotte Allen posted a discussion

Sierra Club comments on Warm Springs DEIR

Just a reminder that the deadline for submitting comments on the Warm Springs Community Plan Draft EIR is tomorrow at 5:00PM. You can submit your comments by email to Nancy Huttar, nhutar@fremont.govThe Sierra Club's Southern Alameda County Group has submitted comments. The main points of these comments are:o Adding demand to the local water supply when the water district faces supply cutbacks of 40% requires that new development be mandated to be as close to water neutral as possible.o The…See More
Feb 27
 
 
 

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Top 10 Reasons to Vote NO on Measure E 2 Replies

Started by Kathy McDonald in Election 2014. Last reply by Kathy McDonald 13 hours ago.

$650 Million School Bond 12 Replies

Started by FCN Admin in Education & Schools. Last reply by bbox231 on Saturday.

Some Articles about School Bonds

Started by FCN Admin in Education & Schools Mar 28.

Red Light Camera Program 1 Reply

Started by Roger Jones in City Government & Planning. Last reply by Roger Jones Sep 2, 2013.

Building a new school

Started by SKrish in Education & Schools Aug 17, 2013.

WARM SPRINGS HOMES by Robson, UNFAIR ZONE CHANGES IN PROGRESS!!! 11 Replies

Started by Terry Valencia in City Government & Planning. Last reply by Suresh Konda Jul 24, 2013.

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