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Bond Facts

Measure A will cost the average taxpayer $2.50 per month annually, and will generate approximately $31 million for construction funds in Siskiyou County.

Projects to be Funded

The College has identified well over 20 projects in need of funding, with the top priorities for funding including:

  • Rural Health Sciences Training Institute
  • New and remodeled classroom and library space on the Weed Campus (including Fire Science classroom space)
  • Renovation of the Life Sciences Building
  • Renovation of the Lodges (Residence Halls)
  • Completing the "distance learning network" to include send and receive sites at or near every high school in the county that chooses to participate
  • Updating and expansion of instructional technology
  • Updating college infrastructure and non-instructional spaces

Why is Measure A of Value to Citizens of Siskiyou County?

  • It will lead to the improvement of health care and fire protection in the county.
  • Measure A provides the opportunity for the College to develop new programs to meet community needs that cannot currently be started due to lack of facilities.
  • It will lead to additional out of county students coming to COS who will live, study and spend money in the county.
  • Measure A will provide needed support to local high schools who will be able to share resources among themselves as well as the College to meet the needs of their students.
  • It will enhance the ability of the College to reach out to local citizens to provide job training and education in preparation for university transfer.
  • Measure A will provide millions of dollars to local vendors and subcontractors in the construction industry.
  • It will enhance the College's ability to grow and remain a vital part of the community.