Support for Proposition 47

Resolution Number: res47
October, 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.