As we move towards the next election day on Nov. 4, fiscal measures will start to come to the fore. This time around the San Mateo Community College District is looking for less than the last time. The Daily Journal has come out in favor here. They believe
Though $388 million is no small sum, it shows the district’s willingness to scale back plans and complete just essential projects. With this bond, Cañada College will get a new science building and Skyline College will get a multi-disciplinary building. Labs and classrooms will be modernized or constructed to poise the district and its students for the future. Basic infrastructure will be addressed and technology will be updated for modern teaching.
It should be interesting to see how people are feeling about bond measures in general. A key element will be how many are on the ballot and which ones appear first to avoid bond fatigue in the booth.