Shrubtown September 26, 2018

Opinion: Shrubtown

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By Marc Stopeck

Answer Book Editor/ Editorial Cartoonist / Weekly Sales Representative

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Waldhorn Fafner  

Posted: September 26th, 2018 3:50 PM

Ah, the consultants are the new CEO's with their fees climbing to that of the CEO's salaries which they get good or bad ideas and analysis.

Kevin Peppard  

Posted: September 26th, 2018 11:59 AM

Marc: The $145 million only includes Sequences 1 through 3, leaving out 4 & 5. Those include the elevated fieldhouse with the 200 meter running track, which will have to be specially reinforced.. The statutory debt limit of the District is approximately $150 million, so that's not going to happen, but Perkins & Will won't tell you that.

Tom MacMillan  

Posted: September 26th, 2018 9:53 AM

Love to get educated about things we do not need and already voted against

Charlie Kohler  

Posted: September 25th, 2018 10:47 PM

Thank you! This perfectly illustrates trying to have a conversation with someone from Imagine.

Monica Sheehan  

Posted: September 25th, 2018 6:12 PM

Well done, Marc! It is indeed the "new" old pool.

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