Santa Barbara High School District bond proposition, Measure Q (November 2010)

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A Santa Barbara High School District bond proposition, Measure Q was on the November 2, 2010 ballot for voters in the Santa Barbara High School District in Santa Barbara County.[1] It was approved.

Measure Q allows the school board of the Santa Barbara High School District to borrow $75 million. The money will be spent to "provide adequate classrooms, science labs, technology, and libraries; repair/replace outdated electrical, plumbing, heating/ventilation, infrastructure systems and deteriorated portable classrooms; fix leaking roofs; improve disabled student access; and improve educational academy and career technology facilities."

The Santa Barbara Elementary School District also had a bond proposition on the ballot, Measure R, which was also for $75 million. It, too, was approved.

Election results

  • Yes: 44,370 (70.04%) Approveda
  • No: 18,980 (29.96%)

Election results are from the Santa Barbara County elections division as of November 27, 2010.

A 55% supermajority vote was required for approval.

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Measure Q: To improve quality of local education, shall the Santa Barbara Secondary/High School District provide adequate classrooms, science labs, technology, and libraries; repair/replace outdated electrical, plumbing, heating/ventilation, infrastructure systems and deteriorated portable classrooms; fix leaking roofs; improve disabled student access; and improve educational academy and career technology facilities by issuing $75,000,000 in bonds at legal interest rates, with no money for administrator salaries and with oversight by a citizens' committee ensuring funds are spent on local school improvements?[2]

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References

  1. KEYT, "Local Schools Banking On Bond Measures This Election," September 2, 2010
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

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