I hope this never happens to anyone, but if your house burns down— even with the great fire department we have—what would you do? Would you go down the road and buy land? Now you have to do a wetlands delineation, clear the lot, put in a new sewer system, hook up the water, build a driveway and landscape the yard.
This would cost $75,000, but the insurance company won’t pay more than the insurance on your house. You could have stayed on the old lot or built a bigger house for $20,000 more. Which makes good sense?
This is the problem I have with the school system. They don’t care how much anything costs. It’s not their money. There’s no accountability, no category for where the funds are spent and how much is left. The school board is crying for more money. If they are so interested in the kids, why did they spend $3 million on T.C. Walker for new school board offices?
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