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Propositions R & Z

Prop R

Math, Science & Engineering ConceptOn November 4, 2008, by majority election of the Districts' registered voters, $389,000,000 in general obligation bonds (Proposition R) were authorized to be issued and sold for the benefit of the District.

Proceeds from the bonds are to be used for construction, reconstruction and/or rehabilitation of facilities, including the furnishing and equipping of its facilities, acquisition, or lease of real property for its facilities and construction management by District personnel in accordance with the Facilities Master Plan (FMP Schedule). Click Project Activity to view project location and details as well as current and scheduled campus impacts.

On March 14, 2012, the Southwestern Community College District Board unanimously voted to re-evaluate all Proposition R projects to determine the best use of bond funds and reassess its priorities.

Prop Z

Performing Arts Center ConceptIn November 2016 voters of South Bay passed Proposition Z, a $400 million general obligation bond for Southwestern College, allowing the college to move forward on critical classroom and infrastructure renovations in accordance with the Facilities Master Plan (FMP Schedule). Click Project Activity to view project location and details as well as current and scheduled campus impacts.

The Performing Arts Center, an expansion of the Higher Education Center in San Ysidro and a new Student Union are among the first phase of new facilities under the new bond.

Project Title Proposition Budget/Cost Status Campus
Student Union Proposition Z $91M Programming Chula Vista
Infrastructure Projects Proposition Z $15M Design District Wide
Automotive Technology Proposition Z $20M Design Otay Mesa
IT Data Center  Proposition R $25.6M Design Chula Vista
Instructional Building No. 1/University Center (PDF) Proposition Z $93.9M Programming Chula Vista
Public Safety Training Center (PDF) Proposition Z $29.1M Construction Otay Mesa
Landscape Nursery Technology (PDF) Proposition Z $32.1M Design Chula Vista
Facilities Operations Planning (PDF) Proposition Z $41.6M Design Chula Vista
Performing Arts Center (PDF) Proposition R/Z $5M (R)/$61M (Z) Construction Chula Vista
College Police Building (PDF) Proposition R/Z $5.5 (R)/$2.6M (Z) Complete Chula Vista
Math and Science Building Proposition R/Z $84.9M (R)/$3.7M (Z) Complete Chula Vista
Wellness and Aquatics Complex Proposition R $56.7M Complete Chula Vista
National City Building Phase II Proposition R $22.4M Complete National City
Fieldhouse (PDF) Proposition R  $37M Complete Chula Vista
Central Plant (PDF) Proposition R  $20M Complete Chula Vista
Emergency Infrastructure (PDF) Proposition R $2.8M Complete Chula Vista
Campus Access and Parking (PDF) Proposition R  $1.1M Complete Chula Vista
H Street Entrance (PDF) Proposition R $700K Complete Chula Vista