Two Wrongs Don’t Make a Right on Senior Center

On August 8th, city council unanimously approved a resolution to pay $15,000 to an architectural and engineering firm to study the need for the construction of a new Senior Enrichment Center. The City of Oak Ridge website has a time table posted entitled “Projected Schedule for New Senior Enrichment Center.”  According to the Recreation and … Continue reading Two Wrongs Don’t Make a Right on Senior Center

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Year Round vs Traditional School Schedule

Over 7 months ago, the Oak Ridge BOE decided to look into different scheduling options as a means to reduce operational costs. They tasked the administration to look into alternatives to the current mixed structure (2 of our 8 schools operate year round while the other 6 operate on a traditional schedule.) The administration did … Continue reading Year Round vs Traditional School Schedule

$168 Million and Counting – Email to Council Re: $10 Million Bond for EPA Mandates

It's that time of year again - time to drown our future grandkids in more debt. I sent the following email to council regarding an important item on tonight's agenda.  Please read and respond to council with your thoughts. They need to hear from as many of us as possible. Your voice counts in Oak Ridge, … Continue reading $168 Million and Counting – Email to Council Re: $10 Million Bond for EPA Mandates