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A group is trying to raise funds to renovate it and keep it as a community asset there.

 

The Redmond City Council will be deciding next week whether to let the group take it over or whether to sell it to bussinessman Roger Lee, who heads up EDCO, for one dollar to renovate at his own expense to rent out.

 

Richard Lance is a member of the group "Save our Schoolhouse" trying to raise 100-thousand dollars to renovate the school.

 

"The city sees it as a problem.  They don't want any enterprise for them to subsidize.  We're trying to show it could be a great community asset, a wonderful function in a wonderful park. Hopefully they'll see the opportunity."

 

The city council gave the group two months to show how they would raise the funds to renovate the school and pay for its maintenance going forward.  They figure they'll need 100-thousand dollars.  They haven't raised those funds yet, but do have a business plan that would limit the city's financial involvement.

 

Traffic & Weather

 

 

 

 

Jones Road, full road closure between Bennington Lane and NE Butler Market Road. May 18 – August 18, local access only.
 

 

Orion Drive closed in two locations for sewer work; at the intersection with Avery Lane and between Desert Woods Drive and King Hezekiah Way.  From July 11 to Sept. 6. Detours marked.

 

Valhalla Sewer Relocation Project, Mt. Washington Drive at Shevlin Park Road intersection and North to Regency Street. Nighttime closures with detours marked during roundabout construction. Daytime closures for construction towards Regency Street.    7 p.m. – 7 a.m., July 11 – November.

 
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