Library plan scrutinized
Questions raised on cost, charter status for attached school
By Maureen Magee (Contact) Union-Tribune Staff Writer, Jeanette Steele (Contact) Union-Tribune Staff Writer
2:00 a.m. April 11, 2009
San Diego school board members are now debating whether to seek an exemption from California's expensive earthquake safety standards for public schools or to pursue a charter campus to get around them.
City officials are awaiting the school district's next move on its plan to spend $20 million in Proposition S bond money for a high school on two floors of the proposed library.
More of the tale of the downtown's proposed New Main Library.. the comments are revealing about the citizens of San Diego, what they value, what they think of how this proposal and the financing and design have been done.. it's not the money now so much as the citizens' views, political will, and desire for building a library for the future of San Diego, and its future citizens and users...