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

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6 Grossmont College 1964

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

8 Cuyamaca College Early 1980s

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

10  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!

11  $207 million bond measure approved in 2002  $68 million in matching state funds  13 projects – more than we promised  Spotless audits

12 Griffin Center Health & Sciences Complex

13 Business and Technology Building Communication Arts Building

14  Educational Master Plan  Facilities Master Plan  Technology Master Plan

15  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

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19  November 6 ballot – East County  $398 million bond  $16.94 per $100,000 assessed valuation

20 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? Proposition V Ballot Language

21  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

22 Aging classrooms Outdated technology Inadequate equipment Expanded facilities

23  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.

24  San Diego County Taxpayers Association  Associated General Contractors  Educators  Elected Officials  Business  Health professionals  Veterans and military  Public safety

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26  Grossmont-Cuyamaca’s cut:  $5.6 million  1,227 students  310 class sections  (already cut 1,600)

27  Essentially status quo  Additional $705,000  310 classes restored + 40 more

28  – About us – Proposition V 

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