On November 4, 2008, by majority election of the Districts' registered voters, $389,000,000 in general obligation bonds (Proposition R) were authorized to be issued and sold for the benefit of the District.
Proceeds from the bonds are to be used for construction, reconstruction and/or rehabilitation of facilities, including the furnishing and equipping of its facilities, acquisition, or lease of real property for its facilities and construction management by District personnel in accordance with the Facilities Master Plan (FMP Schedule). Click Project Activity to view project location and details as well as current and scheduled campus impacts.
On March 14, 2012, the Southwestern Community College District Board unanimously voted to re-evaluate all Proposition R projects to determine the best use of bond funds and reassess its priorities.
In November 2016 voters of South Bay passed Proposition Z, a $400 million general obligation bond for Southwestern College, allowing the college to move forward on critical classroom and infrastructure renovations in accordance with the Facilities Master Plan (FMP Schedule). Click Project Activity to view project location and details as well as current and scheduled campus impacts.
The Performing Arts Center, an expansion of the Higher Education Center in San Ysidro and a new Student Union are among the first phase of new facilities under the new bond.
|Student Union||Proposition Z||$91M||Programming||Chula Vista|
|Infrastructure Projects||Proposition Z||$15M||Design||District Wide|
|Automotive Technology||Proposition Z||$20M||Design||Otay Mesa|
|IT Data Center||Proposition R||$25.6M||Design||Chula Vista|
|Instructional Building No. 1/University Center (PDF)||Proposition Z||$93.9M||Programming||Chula Vista|
|Public Safety Training Center (PDF)||Proposition Z||$29.1M||Construction||Otay Mesa|
|Landscape Nursery Technology (PDF)||Proposition Z||$32.1M||Design||Chula Vista|
|Facilities Operations Planning (PDF)||Proposition Z||$41.6M||Design||Chula Vista|
|Performing Arts Center (PDF)||Proposition R/Z||$5M (R)/$61M (Z)||Construction||Chula Vista|
|College Police Building (PDF)||Proposition R/Z||$5.5 (R)/$2.6M (Z)||Complete||Chula Vista|
|Math and Science Building||Proposition R/Z||$84.9M (R)/$3.7M (Z)||Complete||Chula Vista|
|Wellness and Aquatics Complex||Proposition R||$56.7M||Complete||Chula Vista|
|National City Building Phase II||Proposition R||$22.4M||Complete||National City|
|Fieldhouse (PDF)||Proposition R||$37M||Complete||Chula Vista|
|Central Plant (PDF)||Proposition R||$20M||Complete||Chula Vista|
|Emergency Infrastructure (PDF)||Proposition R||$2.8M||Complete||Chula Vista|
|Campus Access and Parking (PDF)||Proposition R||$1.1M||Complete||Chula Vista|
|H Street Entrance (PDF)||Proposition R||$700K||Complete||Chula Vista|