APS looks to secure high school campus with fence

APS looks to secure high school campus with fence



DRUG USERS HAS BECOME SUCH A CONCERN … THE SCHOOL DISTRICT WANTS TO PUT UP A FENCE TO KEEP THEM OUT. BUT THEY )LL NEED HELP FROM THE CITY FIRST. NEWS 13 )S JACKIE KENT IS LIVE NEAR SAN MATEO AND CUTLER WITH A LOOK AT WHAT A-P-S WANTS, JACKIE. DEAN … A-P-S IS WORKING TO CUT OFF ACCESS FROM THIS PARK TO FREEDOM HIGH SCHOOL RIGHT ACROSS THE CUL DE SAC. IT )S BEEN MORE THAN A YEAR SINCE PARKS AND REC CLOSED OFF THIS LONG-TIME PROBLEM PARK… NEWS 13 REPORTED LAST YEAR WHEN NEW KIMO PARK ON SAN MATEO JUST OFF I-40 WAS RIDDLED WITH DRUG NEEDLES… MATTRESSES AND EVEN TENTS FOR THE HOMELESS. MOS: It )s becoming a more and more menacing problem. NOW — NEIGHBORS NEAR THE SO- CALLED POCKET PARK SAY THERE )S (STILL A HOMELESS PROBLEM IN THEIR NEIGHBORHOOD… RIGHT ACROSS FROM FREEDOM HIGH SCHOOL… AND NEW FUTURES SCHOOL. Robert Janson, Neighbor: The biggest issue is the needles in the alley and trash in the alley. ALBUQUERQUE PUBLIC SCHOOLS MAINTENANCE MANAGER JOHN DUFAY SAYS THE DISTRICT WANTS TO FENCE OFF ACCESS TO THE SCHOOL COMING FROM THE PARK… A-P-S SAYS IT )S A WAY TO SECURE THE CAMPUS. NOW THEY )RE REQUESTING THE CITY VACATE THE CUL DE SAC NEXT TO FREEDOM HIGH… Brennon Williams, Deputy Planning Director: Turn it from a public right of way to a private property. SO THE DISTRICT CAN TAKE IT OVER AND PUT UP THE FENCE. MEANWHILE — THE PLANNING DEPARTMENT IS STILL TRYING TO SELL THE POCKET PARK TO A DEVELOPER. IT )S BEEN ON THE MARKET SINCE AUGUST FOR 90-THOUSAND DOLLARS. Brennon Williams, Deputy Planning Director: So far, the city has not received any offers on that piece of property. THIS STILL HAS TO GET THROUGH A COUPLE HOOPS — A PLANNING COMMITTE — AND THEN CITY COUNCIL. ….AND SET A PRICE FOR THE STREET AND CUL-DE-SAC. A-P-S WHEN THEN HAVE TO BUY THE LAND FROM THE CITY. A PRICE HASN )T BEEN SET YET. OKAY JACKIE. A-P-S HAS NOT DECIDED WHAT IT WILL DO WITH THE LAND BESIDES BUILDING A FENCE. MORE CAMPUS PARKING IS ONE IDEA. HE PLEADED GUILTY FOR RAPING AND KILLING AN

5 Replies to “APS looks to secure high school campus with fence”

  1. Oh …. just like the wall on south of USA. They just want a place to stay.just like the immigrants. Hummm 🤔

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