WHAT IS MEASURE A?
In March 2002 voters in the Butte-Glenn Community College District approved Measure A, an $84.9 million dollar general obligation bond to construct, repair, and equip classrooms, libraries, science/computer labs and facilities; upgrade energy conservation, lighting, electrical, ventilation, and plumbing systems.
Measure A was approved March 5, 2002, by 64.10% of the voters in Butte County and by approximately 59.19% of voters in Glenn County.
Amount of general obligation bonds approved - $84,900,000
Sale of Bonds
Series A - June 2002 - $30,000,000
Series B - July 2005 - $36,998,634
Series C – May 2009 - $17,900,000
Investment of Bond Proceeds
The bond proceeds are currently invested in the State’s Local Agency Investment Fund (LAIF).
Tax rate is based on average assessed value, not market value. The rate is the same for both Butte and Glenn Counties.
What is it for?
Renovations and repairs of deteriorating, outdated facilities
Upgrade the Fire/Police Training Center
Learning Resource Center
Energy Efficient Heating and Air Conditioning for various existing facilities
Rewire and upgrade systems to accommodate computers and internet access
Build Instruction Arts Facility
Build Student and General Services Facility
Build Chico Center
Citizens’ Oversight Committee
The governing board has established a Citizens’ Oversight Committee to ensure proper spending of bond proceeds.