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 stages and all seven high school 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).