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Projects that will be completed if Measure S passes in Eureka

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EUREKA- The Eureka City Schools Board of Trustees recently outlined specific projects that will be completed if Measure S passes.

The measure is a nearly $50 million bond for facility upgrades in Eureka City Schools. The promised modernization projects focus on improving ADA accessibility and students’ safety, as well as enhancing career and technical education. Examples for Eureka High School are modernizing the welding shop, music building and science classrooms.  Those facilities are past due for upgrades according to state standards. Some projects for all district schools are making student drop-off points that are off of main roads and installing bell and PA systems.

"An average taxpayer, and when I say average, the average value of a house will have to pay about $10 per month on a property tax to support Measure S.  And the actual figure that goes with that is $60 per $100,000 of assessed value on a home.  And it's important that that's not mistaken with actual resale value, but the assessed value that's on the property tax bill," said Fred Van Vleck, the Superintendent of Eureka City Schools.