Tax Dollars at Work
Measure E - School Bond
Pittsburg Unified School District used bond funds to build a new Elementary School and a new Junior High School, including furniture and equipment, to alleviate overcrowding at the existing campuses.
With the remaining funds available from the Bonds, all of the schools in the Pittsburg Unified School District will receive improvements. The District will pursue additional State Bond matching funds based on eligibility and availability. The following is a list of facilities in the Pittsburg Unified School District.
Bond funds will be used in combination with any other received State matching funds. The Pittsburg Unified School District will use bond funds for the following school facility improvement projects:
New School Construction
- Build a new elementary school
- Build a new Junior High School
Improvements to Schools and related facilities Based on the various needs of the facilities in the District, improvements will be made to:
- Finish repairing and replacing aging roofs
- Replace aging plumbing and renovate restrooms
- Make schools accessible to all students and compliant with the American with Disabilities Act
- Remove asbestos and other hazardous materials
- Comply with existing seismic and building codes
Student Safety Upgrades: Based on the various needs of the facilities in the District, improvements will be made to the sites to improve student safety. Based on availability, bonds funds may be used to make general site improvements, including lighting, fire alarms, and school telephone and communication systems.
Improve computer technology: All schools will receive computer systems upgrades and improvements, including electrical systems, infrastructure, and network improvements.
Other projects: Modernize the Creative Arts Building at Pittsburg High School to serve the needs of students from all schools in the District and to serve community needs.
Approval of Measure E does not guarantee that the proposed project or projects in the Pittsburg Unified School District that are the subject of bonds under Measure E will be funded beyond the local revenues generated by Measure E. The School District's proposal for the project or projects may assume the receipt of matching state funds, which could be subject to appropriation by the Legislature or approval of a statewide bond measure.