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  1. Bill Garrett, Debbie Justeson, Edwin Hiel, Mary Kay Rosinski, Greg Barr

  2. Grossmont College 1964

  3. Opened in 1961 More than 18,000 students Known for: nursing, culinary arts, administration of justice

  4. Cuyamaca College Early 1980s

  5. Opened in 1978 More than 9,000 students Known for: Ornamental horticulture, auto tech, green energy job training programs

  6. Economic impact of GCCCD • Every $1 invested by a student = $6 increase in lifetime income • $87.2 million expansion of California’s tax base annually • $99.4 million into East County economy each year • Third largest employer in East County • Total: $477.5 million!

  7. Proposition R • $207 million bond measure approved in 2002 • $68 million in matching state funds • 13 projects – more than we promised • Spotless audits

  8. Prop R – Grossmont College Griffin Center Health & Sciences Complex

  9. Prop R – Cuyamaca College Business and Technology Building Communication Arts Building

  10. Planning for the future • Educational Master Plan • Facilities Master Plan • Technology Master Plan

  11. Educational Master Plan trends • More tech-savvy students, more online classes • College education, technical skills – gateways to the middle class • Science, technology, engineering and math skills in high demand • New buildings must focus on flexible uses and environmental sustainability

  12. Proposition V • November 6 ballot – East County • $398 million bond • $16.94 per $100,000 assessed valuation

  13. Proposition V Ballot Language EAST COUNTY, GROSSMONT COLLEGE AND CUYAMACA COLLEGE STUDENTS, ACTIVE MILITARY AND VETERANS AFFORDABLE EDUCATION AND JOB TRAINING MEASURE. To prepare local students/veterans for college/career success, shall Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District upgrade career training facilities for science, medical, public safety, in-demand fields, create a Veterans Support Center on each campus, modernize technology in classrooms, libraries, science labs, improved disabled persons access, upgrade, construct, acquire classrooms, facilities, sites/equipment, by issuing $398,000,000 in bonds, at legal rates, with independent citizen oversight, no money for pensions/administrators, and all money staying local, benefiting East County community colleges?

  14. Key projects • Create a Veterans Support Center on both campuses • Modernize college technology • Renovate/expand educational and career training facilities • Create an East County Workforce Solutions Training Center • Rehabilitate deteriorated roofs, electrical, plumbing and ventilation • Increase energy efficiency and reinvest savings into instruction • Improve safety/security and access for disabled students

  15. Facility needs Inadequate equipment Aging classrooms Outdated technology Expanded facilities

  16. Taxpayer protections • A Citizens Oversight Committee with annual audits • No money for operations, salaries or pensions • Governing Board policy against use of long-term capital appreciation bonds.

  17. Supporters of Prop V • San Diego County Taxpayers Association • Associated General Contractors • Educators • Elected Officials • Business • Health professionals • Veterans and military • Public safety

  18. If Prop. 30 fails… • Grossmont-Cuyamaca’s cut: • $5.6 million • 1,227 students • 310 class sections • (already cut 1,600)

  19. If Prop. 30 passes… • Essentially status quo • Additional $705,000 • 310 classes restored + 40 more

  20. More information • www.gcccd.edu – About us – Proposition V • www.yesonv4eastcountycolleges.com