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Spring 2014  


IN THIS ISSUE
Busiest Construction Year

Contractors' Outreach

Citizens' Oversight Committee

Keeping It Local

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COMING EVENTS


Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee
March 27, Thursday 5 p.m.
LBUSD Administrative Building
Community Room
1515 Hughes Way, Long Beach

Contractor Outreach Fair
April 2, Wednesday 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
McBride HS Gymnasium
7025 E. Parkcrest Street, Long Beach

DID YOU KNOW?

  • Measure K was approved by 71 percent of voters in 2008.

  • McBride, the first high school to open in Long Beach in nearly a generation, was built with Measure K funds.

  • All schools will have campus- wide wi-fi by the fall of 2014.

  • No Measure K Funds can be used on salaries or operational costs.


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Busiest Year Yet for Measure K Bond Program

This year is expected to be the busiest yet for the Measure K Bond Program, approved in 2008 by local voters to make available $1.2 billion for school construction and renovation.
   “Seven years into the bond program, we have made good progress already...
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Contractors Invited to Prequalify For Construction Jobs

Contractors in all construction trades are invited to a Measure K outreach fair on April 2, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the McBride High School Gymnasium, 2075 E. Parkcrest St., Long Beach.
    The event is designed to give local construction companies an opportunity... (read more)

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CITIZENS' OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE


Maria Slaughter Champions School Facilities

Q: What motivated you to seek the Citizens’ Oversight Committee seat representing taxpayers?
A: As a homeowner and taxpayer, I was interested in learning more about how Measure K property tax dollars are being used to repair and build schools in my local area.

(read interview)

Measure K school constructionsite

KEEPING IT LOCAL


Gus Galindo Returns to Design Jordan Renovations

Marc Platt

When Gus Galindo was a student at Jordan High 30 years ago, the campus looked much like it does today. In fact, some of the buildings are 50 to 70 years old and the campus has never had a major renovation.
    Until now. The Jordan campus is about to get a facelift, thanks to $136...
(read more)

 
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