I’m in favor of building the high school and completing it by 2021. It will cost the citizens of Harrisonburg more money if we delay until 2023; the numbers clearly show that. Moreover, the students are crowded and we can do better for them. Build now.
The attached Memorandum is incomplete. Below are the corrections.
Summary: Presentation of additional requested information concerning the new high school.
Background: Additional information was requested regarding the new high school.
Key Issues: OUR KIDS CAN'T LEARN IN THE CURRENT SITUATION AND 450+ WILL ATTEND THIS FALL!
Fiscal Impact: EACH YEAR COSTS INCREASE!
Prior Actions: COUNCIL DELAYED.
Community Engagement: YES! WE SAY BUILD NOW; RAISE REVENUE!
Recommendation: REVOTE FORHHS2 2021!