A couple weeks ago the question was asked, "What do the assistant principals do that the principal can't handle?" A very large amount of money could be saved by eliminating these positions. The payroll for administration is huge. Don't touch them. Eliminate teachers instead. The ones who do the work.
Much needed street repair
Laurel, Charles and Kingwood streets are just a few of the streets that need to be repaired very soon. Huge potholes and gaps in the pavement are causing damage to our vehicles. Please repair these streets. Front end repair is very expensive in this town and could possibly be avoided if we had decent streets to travel on every day.
I hope the smoking ban for restaurants passes this year. I am not a smoker and I can't stand to go to places where smoking is allowed. No matter how good the ventilating system is, I can still smell and choke on the smoke. I know I will go out to eat a lot more when this law passes. With all the evidence about secondhand smoke, it's just a matter of time. Let's make it sooner rather than later. An easier answer -- all smokers quit and be healthier.
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