| l-r Councilmembers Hank Margeson, Angela Birney, Byron Shutz, Tanika Padhye, Hank Myers, David Carson|
Credit, Bob Yoder
On March 13th, about five weeks before this session, LWSD Deputy Superintendent Fogard announced during a Board meeting the repurposing of the Old Redmond Schoolhouse Community Center will be completed by the Fall of 2019. Video of the school board meeting is HERE.
Jane Wither, of the One Redmond Foundation & Chair of the Arts and Culture Commission along with Tom Sanko the Chair of Parks Commission pretty much ran the community center study session. They devoted weeks and months, even years on this project. (Their backs are facing the camera.) Both Jane and Tom spurred Council to finally make a decision to move forward. President Margeson explained it was time for Council to lead. They approved staff's vague recommendations, as follows:
View the documents below for more information:
One Redmond Foundation President & Council VP John Stilin was absent from the session. In my opinion, besides being the alpha councilmember, his participation during the session would represent an over reliance on the Foundation. Jane Wither did just fine.