Bond Projects

 
   • Soccer Field Renovation
New playfield, synthetic turf surface, athlete seating, additional spectator space, for college and community use.
 
   • Main Parking Lot Renovation
New bike trails, heated pedestrian walkways, additional building access and increased outdoor learning space, ADA upgrades
 
   • Gymnasium Renovation
New flooring, bleachers, scoreboard
 
   • Flooring Replacement and Paint
New carpeting and paint in the Commons area

2015

One Stop Office

One convenient location for all basic college services (registration, counseling, payment, financial aid, transcripts) with additional counseling offices to better serve students seeking academic and career guidance.

Main Building New Boilers Installation

26-year-old boilers replaced with efficient, modern boilers

• Wireless System Upgrade, Phase 1

Commercial-grade, campus-wide improvements to wireless system for improved WiFi reception

Network Upgrade, Phase 1 and Firewall

Campus-wide high-speed cabling, enhancements to improve network and internet connectivity, along with improved security of private student information

Energy Management System Upgrade, Phase 1

Provides the "backbone" to a smart engery building, phase 1 focused on the main building

Classroom Phone Installation

Campus-wide classroom phones to improve safety of students, faculty, and staff

 

 

Abbreviation of the Measure

To upgrade college facilities that prepare local students for jobs and university transfer by modernizing academic and job-training classrooms, science labs, and facilities, expanding access to university courses, creating a Public Safety Training Center, modernizing technology, improving safety and energy efficiency, and improving facilities, sites and equipment, shall Lake Tahoe Community College District issue $55,000,000 in bonds, at legal rates, with independent oversight, annual audits, no money for administrators’ salaries, and all funds dedicated to Lake Tahoe Community College?

 

Bond Project List

The Bond Project List below describes the specific projects the Lake Tahoe Community College District proposes to finance with proceeds of the bonds. Listed projects will be completed as needed at a particular District site according to District Board of Trusteesestablished priorities, and the order in which such projects appear on the Bond Project List is not an indication of priority for funding or completion.

Renovate and/or upgrade academic and lab spaces throughout campus, including:

  • Science and Technology Labs

  • Instructional space for job-training programs

  • Existing spaces for delivery of student support services

  • Permanent classrooms, labs and support spaces and offices to

   replace portables.

Provide facilities for Lake Tahoe Community College students to take university courses and pursue a four-year college/university education.
Repair, renovate and/or replace deteriorated roofs, ceilings, floors, windows, doors, hardware, signage, building exteriors, siding and other building systems.
Upgrade and/or expand classroom and systems technology, core infrastructure, backup power supply, networking and wireless capacity and connectivity to modernize technology and/or support distance learning.
Upgrade and/or expand security lighting, fire protection systems, fencing, alarm systems, video surveillance, public address systems, master key systems, access control systems, and door lock systems.
Include classrooms, support spaces and job training facilities for public safety professions including but not limited to fire science, criminal justice, search and rescue, emergency responders, and wilderness education. Provide facilities for continuing education of fire, police, emergency responder and other public safety job training. The Center will have technology, equipment, and space to serve as an Incident Command Center during local emergencies, wildfires, and other natural disasters.
Upgrade classrooms, buildings, grounds, and facilities to improve accessibility for persons with disabilities, and comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Modernize, upgrade and/or construct deteriorated energy management systems, interior and exterior lighting controls, geothermal systems, heating and ventilation (HVAC) systems, and irrigation systems with more energy efficient models/systems.
Renovate, reconfigure, and/or expand common areas throughout campus to improve student learning.
Include space for career training and instruction in early childhood education and childcare careers as well as a permanent facility for the District’s Tahoe Parents Nursery School with preschool classrooms and outdoor learning spaces.
Include classrooms, labs, support spaces and job-training facilities for careers in Environmental Science and Sustainability. Construct a building in accordance with District green building standards to accommodate these programs.
Include secure, covered storage for District vehicles and equipment, and a rooftop solar power-generating array to offset power consumption and serve as a local solar demonstration site.
Replace aging portable classrooms by constructing flexible space for educational programs and/or community events.
Upgrade and construct campus roadways and parking, pick-up and drop off areas, ingress/egress, emergency vehicle access, emergency evacuation. Construct new parking areas.
Upgrade, expand, and/or construct, pathways and walkways including radiant paving at high traffic areas, asphalt paving, walkway and parking lot lighting, signage, and bike paths.
Provide preservation of campus environmentally sensitive areas, and upgrade and expand trails, patios, interpretive signage, amphitheater area, demonstration and instructional gardens.
Expand, upgrade and/or construct community use paths, cross-country ski tracks, exterior field lighting, community field bleachers, and community field enhancements.
Prepaying a lease on the Library facilities to relieve the general fund.