Board of Education President Launches Another Attack on Michael Clara

January 26, 2015 Susan McFarland, SLTA President 5150 South 900 East Salt Lake City, UT 84117   Dear Susan,   Recently, Parents for Choice In Education published a report addressing collective bargaining in particular and teachers unions in general. In the context of the report, current board member, Michael Clara, was quoted. His statement about union negotiations has prompted us to reach out today: “…the union negotiated bumping rights that give senior teachers preference when … Continue reading

Environmental Assessment Required to Install Cell Tower at Glendale Middle School

TEXT OF LETTER READ TO THE SLC PLANNING COMMISSION: 28 January 2015 Delivered Via Electronic Mail Salt Lake City Planning Division 451 South State St. Rm 306 Salt Lake City, Utah 84111                            Re: Environmental Assessment Dear Salt Lake City Planning Commission, I come before you this evening, representing the good people of District 2 of the Salt Lake City School District. In a prior communication, I addressed the fact that the public process for … Continue reading

Parents Fear Cell Tower on Utah Middle School Roof Will Hurt Children (Tribune)

  Parents and one member of the Salt Lake City School District are crying foul over a proposal to install a cellphone antenna on the roof of Glendale Middle School. Board member Michael Clara said he’s worried the proposal has advanced too far without a public hearing or approval by the district school board, the school’s community council and the Glendale Community Council. If built, the 8­foot­tall rooftop antenna would be the 14th cellular tower … Continue reading

Letter to Health Department: Cell Tower Danger

  25 January 2015 Delivered Via Electronic Mail Mr. Dale Keller – Environmental Health Salt Lake County Health Department 788 East Woodoak Lane Murray, Utah 84107 Re: Request for Inspection and Assistance Dear Mr. Keller, On behalf of the residents living within the District 2 boundaries of the Salt Lake City School District and in my capacity as an elected official, [1] I am requesting your assistance because I have reason to believe that the … Continue reading