Why is it necessary to hire an outside public relations firm if you are doing a good job in a transparent fashion? Why put forward a toothless resolution of support for a West Valley campus if you actually plan to build it as promised, planned and funded? It seems clear that the three trustees are…
Garcia and trustees don’t seem to be listening — or perhaps they’re simply incapable of fixing some of these problems. The terms of two of the board’s five members, Chair Rubén AríAztlán Pérez and Aurora Wilson, are up this year. Voters need to think seriously about whether they deserve to continue.
COD trustees approve contracts for a feasibility study that already exists and PR services to spin the deceit of COD leadership, with no answers on the three cancelled campuses.
Children born the year COD passed Measure B are now reaching college age, and still do not have a robust, permanent campus in the west valley.
“There’s not one piece of data in this resolution we citizens can hold the board of trustees to its promises,” said Ginny Float, a former Palm Springs City Councilmember, who called into the meeting.
College of the Desert trustees consider toothless resolution amid continuing leadership crisis.
The College of the Desert’s Board of Trustees scrapped plans Friday to hear presentations on the school’s strategic and educational master plans and the status of major construction projects after board members and others raised concerns that the public did not have adequate notice of the meeting’s agenda.
The College of the Desert Board of Trustees will attend a special board planning meeting Friday to discuss updates to the college’s strategic and educational master plan and its bond projects.
The only evidence we have of money being used is that we are already paying for the bonds on our property tax bills.
COD’s credibility and public support are at risk. Its leaders must act now.