School board passes resolution against the TTC
By Curtis Chubb
The Marlin Democrat
Rosebud-Lott ISD Superintendent Donald Schmidt introduced a resolution opposing the Trans-Texas Corridor (TTC).
Schmidt stated that he was against the TTC for school-related and personal reasons.
Three reasons were cited: 1) it takes away from the school tax base, 2) school bus routes will be adversely impacted, and 3) it is a major safety hazard when considering how emergency vehicles will cross the TTC.
Schmidt said that he "would like to let them know that as a school district, we are opposed to the TTC."
Trustee Larry Luedke moved that the 'Resolution Opposing the Trans-Texas Corridor" be approved. The motion was approved unanimously.
According to David Stall of CorridorWatch.org, Rosebud-Lott ISD is the first school board to pass a resolution against the TTC.
Stall said that the County Commissioners Courts of 29 counties including Falls and Milam Counties have passed resolutions opposing the construction of the TTC.
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