Resolution in Support of Proposition 47, The Kindergarten-University Public Education Facilities Act of 2002

Resolution Number: RF02-199
September, 2002

Support for Proposition 47, the

Kindergarten-University

Public Education Facilities Act of 2002


WHEREAS         Proposition 47, the

Kindergarten-University Public Education Facilities Act of 2002, allows the

state of California to issue $13.05 billion in general obligation bonds for the

construction and renovation of public elementary, secondary, and

higher-education facilities throughout the state of California; and

WHEREAS         the need for such funding is acute at

all levels of education, which face dramatic enrollment growth over the next

decade; and

WHEREAS         Proposition 47 would provide $496

million for construction and renovation in the CaliforniaStateUniversity

system;

now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED        that the Academic Senate of San Francisco

State University support Proposition 47 as a way to fund the need for

facilities facing California’s elementary, middle, and high schools, community

colleges, and public universities; and be it further

RESOLVED        that the Academic Senate SFSU urge voters to support

Proposition 47 in the November 2002 general election; and be it further

RESOLVED        that the Academic Senate SFSU urge campus

administrators and organizations to increase public awareness of Proposition 47

and its importance to public education in California; and be if finally

RESOLVED        that this support be communicated to the

Yes on 47 campaign

***UNANIMOUSLY

APPROVED by the Academic Senate at its meeting on October 8th,

2003***