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Portola Valley school district to discuss possible parcel tax renewal

Original post made on Aug 14, 2019

As Portola Valley students begin to file into classrooms next week for the start of the school year, school board members will explore renewal of a parcel tax that district officials say is necessary to keep current programs afloat.

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22 people like this
Posted by PV Parent
a resident of Portola Valley: Brookside Park
on Aug 14, 2019 at 4:50 pm

Once again, the PVSD is asking for more money, in spite of just having been awarded a TREMENDOUS amount of money for this ridiculous complete rebuild of Ormondale and CMS. And once again, we get NO ANSWERS to the questions of why, with this enormous sum of money, they can't scale back the complete rebuild and fund our most important thing---OUR TEACHERS AND STAFF, AND SMALL CLASS SIZES OF A WIDE AND VARIED CURRICULUM---for the next millennium.

***Note: Who had the bright idea of planting rose bushes? Any homeowner in PV or Woodside could tell you that the deer see roses---even native shrub roses---as a chocolate buffet. What a waste of money----AGAIN.
Why not use that $35,000 consultant fee to help fund the curriculum and teachers?

Seriously, if you all cut programs and teachers and curriculum and yet continue to fund this monstrosity of a rebuild, we will clean house and oust you all in the most public and embarrassing manner we can think of. It's like you, whoever you are, are simply unable to register the utter irony of this situation.

10 people like this
Posted by Bill D Wall
a resident of Portola Valley: other
on Aug 16, 2019 at 10:42 am

No on "O"

They already bilked us out of 50 million and they want to rob us again. This district is seriously in need of financial oversight.

No on "O"

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Posted by TheMostRegressiveTax
a resident of another community
on Aug 19, 2019 at 7:03 am

These parcel taxes are the most regressive taxes out there. Let's subsidize all the rich people with children by forcing every to pay the same amount whether they have a huge mansion or a tiny cottage ... a total rip-off.

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