In less than two weeks, voters in the West Contra Costa County Unified School District will decide on a $270 million bond measure. But the committee tasked with how the district spends tax money is frustrated over a lack of information.
Voters in Marin County approved nine of 10 measures on the November ballot, including four sales tax measures and a $394 million bond issue for new construction and improvements to Marin General Hospital, according to unofficial final results.
The 2012 Clean and Safe Neighborhood Bonds measure was overwhelmingly approved last November.
The city council is exploring different avenues to come up with funding to fix some of the area’s worst roads.
Tom Torlakson said the passage of Proposition 30 is just the first step in getting the state’s education system back on track.
The project will spend the first part of Proposition B money, aimed at fixes roadways in San Francisco.
The pace of re-paving roads and filling potholes would pick up in San Francisco if voters approve Proposition B on the November ballot. There would also be money for bicycle and pedestrian safety in this $248 million bond measure.
The tough economic times have already hit the UC system hard and now, there is an urgent need for funds to help seismically retrofit several campuses.
Newark school officials are focused on a $65 million bond measure as a way to bring much-needed improvements to its schools.
A bond measure to repair and improve city streets in San Francisco moved a step closer to making it on the November ballot on Friday.