May 10, Berkeley, CA – I caught Berkeley City College Senator William Snell in the ASBCC office this afternoon to ask him a few questions about his candidacy for President of the Associated Students of BCC. Student Trustee Yvonne Thompson answered the same questions in an e-mail response. Answers are edited for clarity.
The run-off election between him and Student Trustee Yvonne Thompson is May 11. In the April 21-22 elections at BCC, where approximately 5,000 both full and part-time students attend, neither candidate received more than the required 51% of the vote. In the first round, Thompson received 92 votes, William Snell 80.
The Peralta Community College District Board of Trustee’s unanimously adopted a 2009-10 budget last Tuesday night April 27, more than seven months later than is required by district bylaws.
I write in response to the news article titled “Peralta budget faces stark reality check” in the Dec. 10 edition of the Tower. I suggest the Peralta Board of Trustees reserve money to give Ingar Stark a bonus. Hats off to Ms. Stark for holding public officials accountable for their failure to prepare an adequate … Continue reading