Measure J Bond

College of the Sequoias Tulare Campus Improvement District No. 3

Thank you, voters!

On November 4, 2008, voters in Tulare, Lindsay, Corcoran and surrounding communities approved Measure J, a School Facilities Improvement District (SFID) bond to build a permanent college center in Tulare by constructing and equipping buildings, sites, libraries, classrooms, science and computer labs to prepare students for university transfer, skilled jobs and vocational programs.
Measure J Committee Members List​

 Financial Information
 What will Measure J do?
  • Build 93,000 square feet of academic buildings in Phase 1 of the COS Tulare College Center with almost $60 million in state funding.  It will offer general education and vocational education, and it will allow students to gain certificates, degrees or transfer to a four-year university.
  • Provide parking, library, food service and other student services funded with almost $13 million in local money.  This is the local match required for the academic building.
  • Create a Vocational Education Complex to be built in Phase 2, funded with $27 million in state money and $2.7 million in local match.  Courses here will focus on training students for high-demand jobs such as welding and farm equipment repair.
  • A Farm Animal Complex will be built with $14 million in state funds and a $13 million local match.  facilities will be shared by COS and TJUHSD Ag programs.
  • The Tulare Ag Pavilion, a venue for events and competitions, will be fully state funded.
  • Provide classrooms and farm animals buildings housing Ag career training courses including animal science and diagnostics; ornamental horticulture; and dairy, equine and plant sciences.
  • Provide computers and health education programs for Lindsay.
  • Fund projects in Corcoran such as equipment for the Technology Learning Center, renovation of science labs or a correctional officer training program.

 Project Information 
If you have questions regarding the Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee, please contact COS President Stan Carrizosa, at or 730-3731.
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Last Updated: 3/9/2016 10:35 AM