No Budget or Strategy Yet: Bond backe...

No Budget or Strategy Yet: Bond backers face 2 hurdles

There are 3 comments on the story from Jul 13, 2007, titled No Budget or Strategy Yet: Bond backers face 2 hurdles. In it, reports that:

“One question you won't have to ask me is if I'm going to vote no, like I did in 2005. I'm going to vote yes for the bonds.”

Co-chairs Eulada Watt, LuAnn Tucker and Bolyn McClung launched Mecklenburg County's bond campaign Friday at the renovated Dilworth Elementary School.

A controversial $516 million bond proposal for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools will be the centerpiece of their effort. They'll also urge voters to approve $30 million for Central Piedmont Community College and $35.6 million to buy land.

The trio said they don't yet have a budget or strategies to avoid a repeat of the 2005 school bond defeat. Read more

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Esther Blasingame

Charlotte, NC

#1 Jul 14, 2007
You don't need to waste money on a budget or strategy. People are tired of sugar coating efforts. The average homeowner is fed up and wants to see some accountability for funds already in the system. I told my church fund raising committee the other day that the church had become a "money grab". I was told it takes money to run a church. My answer was to "let it walk a while".

Winchester, KY

#2 Sep 25, 2009
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Prestonsburg, KY

#3 Aug 24, 2010

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