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Measure C Information

HOW MUCH?
  • Amount of general obligation bonds to be issued: $82,110,000
  • Rate based on average assessed value, not market value
  • Estimated tax rate per $100,000 of assessed value: $15.97
  • Cost to average homeowner: Less than $2.80/mo; less than $34/year
  • Period over which bonds will be repaid: 25 years
WHAT IS IT FOR?
  • Repair and renovation of existing facilities
  • Science laboratory building addition
  • University Center: technology and expansion
  • Classroom building adjoining the new Performing Arts Center
  • Health Education/Cardiovascular/Physical Education Center
  • Vocational Technology Building addition & general purpose classroom building
  • Classroom building/high-tech lab center
  • Library addition and warehouse
  • Canyon Country Education Center -- site purchase and development
  • Job training/community education/Center for Applied Competitive Technologies building
  • Student Services/counseling/job placement and administrative support building
  • Site improvements and renovation 
  • Prop 39 Requirements
  • Requires approval of 55 percent of the district’s voters
  • Funds may not be used for administrative salaries
  • Requires a citizens’ oversight committee and financial audits​

ABOUT THE COLLEGE

(Fall 2001)

  • Student population: nearly 13,000
  • District founded: 1967
  • First classes: 1969
  • Permanent campus opened: 1971
  • Campus design capacity: 5,000 students
  • Projected enrollment by 2010: 20,000 students
  • Campus size: 153.4 acres
  • Service area: 367 square miles
  • AA/AS programs: 50
  • Certificate programs: 42
  • Satellite location: ACCESS, Canyon Country Library
  • Number of business partners: 187
  • Intercollegiate sports: 16 (7 men’s & 9 women’s)
  • Faculty & staff: more than 750
ABOUT THE ELECTION
  • Date of election: Tuesday, November 6, 2001
  • Passage by 67.65 percent of voters (15,047 yes; 7,194 no)
  • Oversight Committee appointed by Board of Trustees on Jan. 23, 2002