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Evergreen Needs a New High School

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We, the undersigned, support the recommendation by the Evergreen East Hills Vision Strategy Task Force, to reserve land in Evergreen for the construction of a new high school. Note: It\'s free, no registration or donation required. Spouses can sign separately. * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Background Consider this as our last chance to build another high school in Evergreen. Please voice your support before the November 8, San Jose City Planning Commission meeting by signing this petition and forwarding it to your friends and neighbors in the Evergreen community. Land owners and developers are currently negotiating with the City of San Jose to develop 542 acres of land in the Evergreen area of the city. To ensure that the needs of developers and the existing community receive balanced consideration, the Evergreen East Hills Vision Strategy (EEHVS) Task Force was created by the City Council. The charter of the Task Force includes the investigation of development options and the formulation of recommendations for the use of land and project funds. These recommendations will be made by the Task Force to the San Jose City Planning Commission and, in turn, to the San Jose City Council. It is important to emphasize that the City Council will have the final decision on the use of land and project funds. On September 25, 2006, the Task Force passed a motion to recommend that land be dedicated to the building of three elementary and middle grade schools (one K-6 school and two K-8 schools) to support the residential growth stemming from the 542 acre build-out (approximately 4,000 new homes.) In a separately passed motion, the Task Force agreed to recommend that land be reserved for the building of a high school within the 542 acres of land to be developed. So far, so good, right Read on


Evergreen community members committed to public schools Frank Biehl, candidate for ESUHSD Board Member http://www.biehlforschools.org Thanks go out to the following members of the EEHVS Task Force that voted in favor of reserving land for the construction of a new high school: Dave Cortese, San Jose City Council Member; Sylvia Alvarez, Evergreen Elementary School District Board of Trustees; Jenny Chang, Greystone Estates; Chris Corpus, Evergreen Elementary School District; Alan Covington, Charrette participant; Carlos DaSilva, West Evergreen NAC; Lou Kvitek, Silver Creek Valley Community Organization; Bob Levy, former San Jose City Planning Commissioner; Gordon Lund, Groesbeck Park; Mark Milioto, Evergreen Little League; Al Munoz, Mt Pleasant Neighborhood Association; Khanh Nguyen, West Evergreen NAC; Melanie Richardson, Parks and Recreation Commissioner; Vince Songcayawon, Evergreen Business & Professional Association; Madison Nguyen, San Jose City Council Member; Dave Zenker, Falls Creek Neighborhood Association; Jim Zito, Vice-Chair San Jose City Planning Commission


Evergreen East Hills Vision Strategy: http://www.sanjoseca.gov/planning/evergreen/default.asp Frank Biehl: http://www.biehlforschools.org/ San Jose City Planning Commission: http://www.sanjoseca.gov/planning/ San Jose City Council: http://www.sanjoseca.gov/council.html East Side Union High School District: http://www.esuhsd.org/
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