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January 14, 2019



everything about the latest mismanagement of funds sits directly on the Desk of the City of Burlingame Manager.
Seriously folks, how much longer are we going along with these ridiculous proposals?
Especially with the OUTSTANDING DEBT the City of Burlingame is in arrears to CalPers regarding Retirement for past employees.


Potholes and CalPERS. Fix ‘em
HSR and Rev. Ctr. Dumm

BHS Alum

The City Mgr as I understand from the rumor-mill swims there often . How can it happen? City needs to find new City Manager. There is no excuse for incompetent management.


With the respect to the above comments, you have no basis for your statements. You are not aware of what is going on behind the scenes, the political dynamic as well as the support the City Manager receives from above.


We nee to know what is going on behind the scenes.
Without Public Review and Input we end up discovering the City Elders are only "rubber stamping" everything coming across their desk.
Seriously City of Burlingame Millionaire's, did you elect Elderman to make all decisions for you?


You don't need a swimming pool. Pave it over and create another more affordable sport like sand volleyball or some other sport. We are aware who swims at this pool and who is politically pushing to get a new pool. Do something original like put the money away and let it earn interest.

The new rec center should be built with a world-class pool BHS can use.


Joe,in the City I grew up in,the High School fields, gym, pool, tennis courts, auditorium etc., use to be just another part of the Community. They were never locked and chained and many non profit sports were played there. I grew up in Burlingame. That is NOT the case anymore. Now the school district charges tremendous fees to use these facilities and locks them up on a regular basis. They don't want the Community using their facilities and they don't want us using the pool. If it wasn't for the donor that put up the money for the pool originally, it would have been locked up already, sitting there unused, day after day. The school district does not want to be part of the community and do not want the community, using any portion of the campus, without paying tremendous fees.(I thought our taxes already covered this). I hope if the City puts the money up, they have a iron clad agreement as the District will lock it up the day the agreement ends.


I seem to remember "Swimming Pools" lasting- at least as old as I am.
San Bruno, SSF, Flyshacker, the one on 19th Ave.my Aunts Estate-at least 90 years old, and many more. Why did this facility "collapse" so soon?

Dear Laura,
The City of Burlingame is the Capitol of the "Deep State."


The pool is first and foremost for the High School.


As it should be.
Let the school district pay for the removal and replacement.


I'd imagine the school is in need of a new rubber track soon. The rubber is hard and slippery.


So does that pool have to be replaced every 20 years?? Seems to me pools used to last longer or am I mistaken??

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