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Help the schools: raise parcel tax!

Nathan Meyer
Saturday March 23, 2002



Due to the incompetence of our elected officials, the Berkeley Public schools are in deep financial trouble. Rather than punish the children and school staff by cutting funding, we should increase the residential parcel tax for the next four years. In return for this, the entire School Board would then take responsibility for their lack of oversight and resign; never to be allowed to return to office. The city manager would then appoint a temporary board, (the make up of which would be at his discretion), until new elections could be held. 

Failing that, we could hold a carnival, and raise money by auctioning off the resignations of the School Board members.  


Nathan Meyer