2018 Proposed Bond
On May 24, the Peoria Unified Governing Board voted unanimously to adopt a resolution ordering all matters necessary for a bond election on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018.
If approved, the bond would impact Peoria Unified in the following ways:
$1.60 Tax Rate Maintained
The bond, if approved by voters, would keep the secondary property tax rate at or below $1.60 and fund facility modernization, technology, arts education, Career & Technical Education, student transporation as well as land purchase and new construction for student growth.
$83M - Facility Modernization
Safety standard implementation, restroom remodels, roofing enhancements, upgrades to elementary performing arts centers, additional facility upgrades based on the age of the facility.
$15M - Technology
Replacement of student and staff devices, server and switch replacement, copy machine replacement and an analytic support system.
$4.8M - Arts Education
Elementary and high school theater, dance, strings, orchestra, visual arts, band and choir equipment.
$3.5M - Career & Technical Education
Upgrades and equipment at all Peoria Unified district high schools.
$3M - Student Transportation
Replacement buses and activity buses for student transporation needs.
$79.8M - Growth
Purchase of land and new construction for one high school and construction of a new facility for the Peoria Traditional School (currently located at Coyote Hills Elementary School).