$3.5 million 622 bus garage site app...

$3.5 million 622 bus garage site approved

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TAXED ENOUGH

Minneapolis, MN

#1 Mar 18, 2010
The District 622 school bus garage will stay within the North St. Paul city limits, but at a new location that offers more space and amenities than the current downtown facility.

Last week, the North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale Board of Education unanimously voted to relocate the bus facility from its site on the northeastern edge of downtown to the vacant Ochs Brick site, which is just south of Highway 36 on McKnight Road.

SEE HOW THE THE SCHOOL DISTRICT CLAIMS IT'S FREE-

While the School District decrees that they are short MILLIONS of dollars short in their budget, now appears the time to build.

"Any work we do on this bus facility will not result in an increase in people's taxes," Sullivan said during the board meeting last week. "Anything we do will have to be paid for with existing funds."

Sulivan states that their is existing funds. Which is it Sulivan your broke or you have money?

In any even Sulivan, the existing funds belong not to the school district but to the TAXPAYERS.

Once again the wacko Tax and Spend liberals can't get their stories straight and lie right to you face.

Open you wallet folks here we go again.

I hope your all comfortable in your new building while the rest of us are sweating bullets on if we are going to have a job tomorrow or not.

Thank you North Saint Paul for another TAX TAKE.

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Heather

Minneapolis, MN

#2 Mar 18, 2010
Read on... Troy Miller, assistant Superintendent says it better.

"I'm glad to hopefully see an end in sight here for this particular project," Miller said. "It's about time we have a decent facility for our (transportation) employees."
Clint

Minneapolis, MN

#3 Mar 18, 2010
No bid contract to DEW or a wink and a nod maybe?
Not Surprised

Minneapolis, MN

#4 Mar 19, 2010
This make allot of sense, NOT.

Tear down tow new buildings and build another new one.

The 2 buildings were on the TAX roll and now will be replace with a public facility which pays NO taxes.

If Anchor was to be replaced with a CORE of retail shops and small businesses this would have a negative impact on that kind of development. What about the rush hour of buses?

Now don't forget Wally, when the old bus company is razed give Berwald a good price on it so he can kick you back some money.

What about the environmental impact on the wetland. You can not tell me that all those leaky buses will not pour hundreds of gallons of oil and chemicals into the preserve.

This smells.
No More Free Lunch

Netherlands

#5 Mar 19, 2010
The main problem in North Saint Paul, Minnesota is the sense of entitlement by the ruling class.

You know them as the Elected officials in the school district, the city councils, the directors and managers of every dept including the run of the mill employees, unionized or other.

They feel untouchable and believe they are beyond reproach. They live in fantasy world were only they exist. Freedom and Liberty mean nothing. Only power and money have any meaning.

They are the oppressors and the omni-potent tyrants that have an appetite for greed that is not easily satiated.

These moral busy bodies only know how to take and take. They actually have no morals whatsoever, Typically they are Democrats and Liberals.

1. The laws and moral codes--the rules--that properly govern human conduct arise from, and must be compatible with, the biological, psychological and social nature of man.
2. The liberal agenda’s Modern Parental State violates all of the rules that make ordered liberty possible.
3. The modern liberal agenda is a transference neurosis of the modern liberal mind, acted out in the world’s economic, social and political theaters.
4. The liberal agenda’s Modern Permissive Culture corrupts the foundations of civilized freedom and is destroying America's magnificent political achievements.

The liberal agenda’s basic principles are not only antithetical to our most cherished liberties; they are also directly contrary to all that is good and noble in the human enterprise. Modern liberalism appeals to the irrational tendencies of the human mind.

# The two major goals of the modern liberal agenda: the Modern Parental Society and the Modern Permissive Culture, and why they violate the basic principles of freedom.
# The modern liberal agenda attacks the moral and legal foundations of individual liberty.
# The modern liberal agenda violates the defining characteristics of human nature and ignores the essential realities of the human condition.
# The modern liberal agenda corrupts the character of the people by appealing to their base instincts and undermining the constraints of conscience.
# How the modern liberal agenda’s ideas and goals are self-contradictory and logically inconsistent.

Liberalism can be defeated.

We will defeat you, we are coming to take you away.
Darn

Minneapolis, MN

#6 Mar 21, 2010
N. St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale school district faces nearly $8 million dollar budget deficit.

TwinCities.com
Clint

Hopkins, MN

#7 Mar 24, 2010
Minnesota's deficit is forcing school cuts

622 OH LOOK! I FOUND $3.4 MILLION DOLLARS.

In all it's vast wisdom the 622 school district finds it absolutely necessary to build a BUS GARAGE and effectively remove 2 large commercial properties of the TAX ROLL.

It's time to dig down deep folks and cough up some more money WE DON'T HAVE.

"Lets make a comfy place for 6 workers because life is so tough".

We tax payers don't mind bending over every week and taking a stroke or two every year.

You mindless hacks, have you no sense of right or wrong? Hell, it ain't your money. We know what's best for the district. We are so, so very smart.

Schools seek fixes now, fearing even less funding will be available next year.

By GREGORY A. PATTERSON, Star Tribune

Last update: February 11, 2010 - 10:14 AM
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Japanese in inlaid ceramic tile

My son is a senior at a metro public high school that is contstantly lamenting their lack of funds and trumpeting all the tragedy that is … read more soon to befall them. Oddly enough in addition to French, Spanish, German, and English, Japanese is an offered foreign language? Many colleges don't even have that offering. Also after having again passed the perpetual operating referedum (or the school could close you know...) out went all the linoleum and it was replaced with beautiful inlaid ceramic tile. Thousands upon thousands of square feet of it........ You do the math.
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East metro school districts from the Mississippi to the St. Croix are scrambling to plug holes in their budgets that many fear could be drained next year.

Already school districts in Forest Lake, North St. Paul and South St. Paul are considering layoffs and program cancellations. In addition to staffing changes, the proposed solutions include tapping into the reserve funds they've stored up over the years, called fund balances.

The St. Paul Public Schools have been working on ways to bridge a $28 million deficit for months. A similar gap last year led to layoffs of more than 200 people in the state's second-largest school district.

Ultimately, the budget shortfalls result from the state's $1.2 billion budget deficit and, in some cases, declining enrollment. Most schools are assuming they will not get a funding increase from the state -- their major funding source -- while their costs will increase largely because of inflation and modest teacher salary increases.

Worse, they fear what will happen a year from now, when the state's deficit is expected to top $5 billion. "We're trying to come up with the right mix of budget cuts and fund balance usage," said Nancy Livingston, chair of the North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale school district, which faces a $7.8 million deficit next year. "We're still kind of wrestling with that."

The district's board rejected an earlier proposal by school administrators that would have kept teacher and program cuts to about $1 million. Now it appears the district will cut about $2 million on salaries and programs to bridge the gap, Livingston said.

Regardless how tight the budget is, the district is holding to its all-day, everyday free kindergarten. It costs about $1 million per year, but is a key part of the district's effort to attract and keep new students, Livingston says. "Dropping it is at the very end of our list."
Clint

Hopkins, MN

#8 Mar 24, 2010
Minnesota's deficit is forcing school cuts

622 OH LOOK! I FOUND $3.4 MILLION DOLLARS.

In all it's vast wisdom the 622 school district finds it absolutely necessary to build a BUS GARAGE and effectively remove 2 large commercial properties of the TAX ROLL.

It's time to dig down deep folks and cough up some more money WE DON'T HAVE.

"Lets make a comfy place for 6 workers because life is so tough".

We tax payers don't mind bending over every week and taking a stroke or two every year.

You mindless hacks, have you no sense of right or wrong? Hell, it ain't your money. We know what's best for the district. We are so, so very smart.

Schools seek fixes now, fearing even less funding will be available next year.

By GREGORY A. PATTERSON, Star Tribune

Japanese in inlaid ceramic tile buy some!

East metro school districts from the Mississippi to the St. Croix are scrambling to plug holes in their budgets that many fear could be drained next year.

Already school districts in Forest Lake, North St. Paul and South St. Paul are considering layoffs and program cancellations. In addition to staffing changes, the proposed solutions include tapping into the reserve funds they've stored up over the years, called fund balances.

Ultimately, the budget shortfalls result from the state's $1.2 billion budget deficit and, in some cases, declining enrollment. Most schools are assuming they will not get a funding increase from the state -- their major funding source -- while their costs will increase largely because of inflation and modest teacher salary increases.

Worse, they fear what will happen a year from now, when the state's deficit is expected to top $5 billion. "We're trying to come up with the right mix of budget cuts and fund balance usage," said Nancy Livingston, chair of the North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale school district, which faces a $7.8 million deficit next year. "We're still kind of wrestling with that."

The district's board rejected an earlier proposal by school administrators that would have kept teacher and program cuts to about $1 million. Now it appears the district will cut about $2 million on salaries and programs to bridge the gap, Livingston said.

Regardless how tight the budget is, the district is holding to its all-day, everyday free kindergarten. It costs about $1 million per year, but is a key part of the district's effort to attract and keep new students, Livingston says. "Dropping it is at the very end of our list."
Clint

Hopkins, MN

#9 Mar 24, 2010
Are you listening Cathy? Troy? Board Members?

Troy how do you like that big giant fat salary and benefit package?

Kinda nice jumping from an elementry school principle to big shot. Who's asss did you kiss?

Worse, they fear what will happen a year from now, when the state's deficit is expected to top $5 billion. "We're trying to come up with the right mix of budget cuts and fund balance usage," said Nancy Livingston, chair of the North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale school district, which faces a $7.8 million deficit next year. "We're still kind of wrestling with that."
New North St Paul

Minneapolis, MN

#10 Apr 17, 2010
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