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Public Forums On School Construction Postponed
The School Building Solutions Committee, a citizen committee charged with developing a school construction package, has POSTPONED a series of public forums scheduled for the evenings of June 5 - 7.

June 2, 2006

Charlotte, NC – The School Building Solutions Committee, a citizen committee charged with developing a school construction package, has POSTPONED a series of public forums scheduled for the evenings of June 5 - 7.

The School Building Solutions Committee, a citizen committee charged with developing a school construction package, has a series of public forums scheduled for the evenings of June 5 - 7.

The forums were scheduled to seek public comment on a draft set of recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners and Board of Education. The Committee, chaired by former Governor Jim Martin, had scheduled meetings at the following locations.

Mount Moriah Baptist Church, 747 West Trade Street (general)

Sugar Creek Branch Library, 4045 North Tryon Street (District 3)

West Charlotte Recreation Center, 2400 Kendall Drive (District 2)

East Mecklenburg High School, 6800 Monroe Road (District 4)

Temple Israel, 4901 Providence Road (District 5)

Cornelius Town Hall, 21445 Catawba Avenue, Cornelius (District 1)

Belle Johnston Community Center, 1000 Johnston Drive, Pineville (District 6)

Vance High School media center, 7600 IBM Drive (general)

All public forums scheduled for June 5 - 7 are now postponed until further notice.

The 35-member School Building Solutions Committee is working to craft a school capital package the community can support. The Committee was formed by the Board of County Commissioners in response to voters rejecting the school bond referendum last November. The Committee is charged with building a school capital package that will be supported by the community. Committee members were appointed by the Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education, the County's seven mayors, and Martin. More information on the School Building Solutions Committee can be found at www.charmeck.org .

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Media contact: Alex Burnett at 704-432-0361 or burnear@co.mecklenburg.nc.us or Danny Diehl at 704-336-2084 or diehldc@co.mecklenburg.nc.us

Alex Burnett at 704-432-0361 or or Danny Diehl at 704-336-2084 or



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