Ravenswood school seek bond measure

Measure I on the June 7 ballot proposes that the Ravenswood City School District in East Palo Alto and east Menlo Park kauthorize $110 million in bonds to fund construction, repairs and upgrades to the district’s facilities.

If approved, the bonds would be funded by an annual tax rate of no more than $30 per $100,000 in assessed property value.

Funding would go toward replacing portable classrooms with permanent classrooms, upgrading facilities to be accessible for people with disabilities and improving heating, ventilation, plumbing and other infrastructure. The bonds will also fund repairs to classrooms and labs and removal of hazardous materials from school grounds.

Measure I requires 55% of voters to vote “yes” to pass. — Bay City News

Hillsborough schools put bond measure on ballot

Voters in the Hillsborough City School District on June 7 will decide on Measure H, which authorizes $140 million in bonds to help fund safety improvements, facility renovations and technology upgrades for its schools.

If passed, an annual tax rate of no more than $30 per $100,000 will apply to assessed property value to service the bond debt during the life of the bond.

Funding will go toward upgrading classrooms, labs, libraries, arts rooms, athletic facilities and other infrastructure. The bonds will also fund safety improvements and upgrades to plumbing, electrical, heating, cooling and ventilation systems, among other things.

The measure requires 55% “yes” votes to pass. — Bay City News