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Can you believe this?

A maximum drug and alcohol center to be opened on Cedar Avenue. Right next door to Scotten Elementary, Lyman Gilmore Middle schools and Condon Park. What is the county using for a brain?

What about kids’ safety? Only three counselors guarding 21 “clients” 24 hours a day who will not be allowed to leave, all going through some kind of withdrawal, I suppose. Can they really guarantee our neighborhood security?

Parents bought homes close to the schools so the children could walk to and from and play in the park. This will have such a negative influence on us all.

How can this not negatively impact land values also? Would you buy a house on this street if this facility goes in?

The school district’s “no opinion” comment seems to give tacit approval to this project. They should be sending a letter of complaint to the county.

Someone needs to step up to the plate. I guess it’s parents and family. Phone the county and schools to voice your sentiment, sign a petition, go to the county’s public hearing on this matter and write a letter to the editor of The Union. Do something, or nothing will be done to stop this center from opening. Obviously, we cannot depend on our public officials to protect us.

Tonya Marie

Grass Valley

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