Measure I Bond
Measure I College of the Sequoias Visalia Campus Improvement District No. 2
On November 4, 2008, voters in Visalia, Farmersville, Exeter, Woodlake and other surrounding communities approved Measure I, a School Facilities Improvement District (SFID) bond to refurbish and upgrade facilities on the Visalia campus and provide for future growth.
Measure I Citizens' Oversight Committee Members
Bond Committee Information Packet
What will Measure I do:
- Fund Nursing technology and equipment for the nursing program. Currently, COS trains almost 75 percent of all the nurses working in the area's medical facilities.
- Fund up-to-date computers and technology to ensure that education is current and to improve distance learning.
- Fund security upgrades on campus including code blue emergency phones and exterior lighting
- Fund the required $5.5 million local match to receive $12.5 million in state funds to modernize instructional buildings that house the social science, language arts and business/computer classrooms.
- Pay the remaining $4.3 million debt on the Science Building
- Fund acquisition of land for parking and expansion to meet long-term needs.
- Lease classroom space for the Health Professions Continuing Education program.
- Fund the required $1.2 million in matching funds for upgrades and repairs ranging from roofs to plumbing.
- Replace systems with more energy-efficient technology, for an estimated annual savings of $100,000.
- Renovate the COS Theatre and replace or repair aging 1970s equipment.
- Fund the local match of $1.3 million for the new gym, in order to receive $14.4 million in state money.
If you have questions regarding the Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee, please contact COS President Stan Carrizosa at firstname.lastname@example.org or 559.730.3731.
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