To help address a $2.4 billion need outlined in the Facilities Master Plan, San Juan Unified placed Measure P on the Nov. 8, 2016 ballot. Voters approved Measure P with 69 percent of the vote, giving the district authority to sell $750 million in general obligation bonds over the next 15 to 20 years.
Repairing deteriorating and aging classrooms, leaky roofs, water pipes, drinking fountains, bathrooms and electrical and internet wiring.
Safety upgrades to fire, school security systems and perimeter fencing.
Upgrading science labs, computer technology and vocational education programs.
Removing asbestos and lead paint
Providing next-generation classrooms to prepare students for college and careers.
The Board of Education unanimously approved a measure for the November 2012 ballot asking for voter authorization to issue $350 million in bonds to support modernization of classrooms, provide technology infrastructure and replace deteriorating portables with permanent classrooms. The measure passed with 60 percent of the vote.
Most San Juan Unified schools are more than 50 years old and in need of upgrades to provide adequate technology, science labs and modern classrooms
Deteriorating portables need to be replaced with permanent facilities and ease overcrowding at some schools
Aging heating, air conditioning and water systems must be upgraded to improve efficiency and save valuable funds that can directly support teaching and learning
San Juan Unified needs to make these improvements now to be eligible for millions of dollars in additional federal, state and local matching funds
What Measure N Can Fund:
Repair and/or replacement of deteriorating portable classrooms with permanent modern classrooms
Modernization of classrooms with current learning technology to support teaching and improve learning
Installation of other technology infrastructure to support classroom tools
New, energy efficient, classrooms
Renovation and construction of physical education and career tech facilities that provide needed job skills for students and our economy
Repair and replacement of deteriorated roofs for improved energy efficiency and longevity
Repair and renovation of bathrooms at campuses to continue providing healthy and safe facilities
Installation of energy efficient equipment at schools to save on utility bills
Repair and replacement of deteriorating underground sewer and water lines
Improvements to ensure campus security during and after the school day
Repair and upgrades for safety alarms at schools to protect learning materials and the community's investment
The Board of Education unanimously approved a measure for the November 2002 ballot asking for voter authorization to complete the repair/renovation in Carmichael, Orangevale, Citrus Heights, Arden-Arcade, Gold River, and Fair Oaks by building permanent classrooms to replace leaky, moldy, portable classrooms and by replacing failing plumbing, sewer and heating/air conditioning systems, shall the San Juan Unified School District issue $350,000,000 in bonds qualifying local schools for state matching funds, and appoint a citizens oversight committee and independent auditor to guarantee funds are spent only on school improvements. The measure was passed with 66 percent of the vote.