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Portola Valley council vetoes artificial grass

Original post made on May 17, 2013

==B Expanded version of earlier story.== The Portola Valley Town Council by a 3-2 vote overturned a Planning Commission decision allowing the Woodside Priory School to use artificial grass on a soccer field.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, May 17, 2013, 8:01 AM

Comments (4)

Posted by PV resident, a resident of Portola Valley: Central Portola Valley
on May 17, 2013 at 10:48 am

The decision was made so not really sure why you want to write such a biased article.

"A check with Castilleja school revealed that the school uses real grass on its playing fields, and artificial grass on a circle at the center of the campus. "The Circle is primarily used for social purposes by the students between classes, at lunch, and after school," said Dana Sundblad, the
assistant director of advancement. "It is also occasionally used by our fitness and wellness classes and our lacrosse team -- for practice only.""

Did you check with the other schools and their uses that were cited?? Come on, you should be embarrrassed.

Posted by Cheyenne, a resident of Portola Valley: other
on May 17, 2013 at 11:09 am

Article wasn't clear:

- does Priory now get to send the bills for all the pesticides, fertilizes, herbicides and water directly to the Council?

Posted by swampy, a resident of Woodside: Emerald Hills
on May 17, 2013 at 3:10 pm

"- does Priory now get to send the bills for all the pesticides, fertilizes, herbicides and water directly to the Council?"

GREAT question!

Posted by g, a resident of Portola Valley: Woodside Highlands
on May 17, 2013 at 5:21 pm

Just make the field out of that rubberized track stuff and call it a playground. Or does the council also legislate the rules of the particular sports?

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