Measure BB 2018
Authorization: On November 6, 2018, Measure BB was approved 67.35% of the registered voters of the Santa Clara Unified School District authorizing the issuance and sale of $720 million principal amount of general obligation bonds.
Purpose: The summarized text of the ballot language was as follows:
"To construct classrooms, labs, and school libraries to support student achievement, college readiness, and career training in math, science, engineering, technology, and arts; acquire, renovate, construct and equip facilities to improve older schools; to fix deteriorating roofs, plumbing and electrical systems, shall Santa Clara Unified School District issue $720 million in bonds, raising approximately 5 cents/$ I00 of assessed value ($45 million annually) for 32 years to improve local schools, with independent citizen oversight, and all money staying local."
Full Bond Project List: Resolution 18-42, Exhibit A “Ballot Measure, Full Text of the Measure
Issuances: On April 11, 2019, the District issued Series 2019 General Obligation Bonds totaling $360,000,000
Announcement on Passage of Measure BB
After the elections on November 6, Measure BB is passing with 65.24% voting in favor. Read Superintendent Rose’s letter to the community about how the bond will benefit our students and address growth in our District.
Board Vote on Ballot Measure
On August 7, 2018, the Board of Trustees voted to place a prudent and community-responsive $720 million general obligation bond -- Measure BB -- on the November 2018 voter ballot. If approved by the voters, these funds will go a long way in meeting our estimated $1.5 billion dollars of identified facilities needs.
August 7, 2018 Board Meeting Agenda, Minutes, and Documents
Board to Vote on Ballot Measure
On February 27, the Board of Trustees decided to postpone the decision of whether to call for a general obligation bond election until August 7, 2018, to fund much-needed and ongoing facility improvements.
February 27, 2018 Board Meeting Agendas, Minutes, and Documents
Community Forum Presentation
On October 10 and 15 we hosted Community Forums to provide information about past and future construction plans for the district. If you were not able to attend, you can view the presentation given by Chief Business Official Eric Dill in the "Quick Links" section below.