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The San Diego Community College District’s (SDCCD) construction bond program, funded by voter-approved Proposition S, a $685 million bond passed in 2002, and Proposition N, an $870 million bond passed in 2006, is providing for new, state-of-the-art instructional and career training facilities, major renovations, public safety and accessibility enhancements, parking, and campuswide infrastructure projects at City, Mesa and Miramar Colleges, and seven Continuing Education campuses.
SDCCD is consistently awarded Standard and Poor’s bond performance rating of AA+; the highest possible rating and the highest of any community college in California. SDCCD has also been awarded a perfect score of 100% for bond performance from the San Diego County Taxpayers Association.  The Associated General Contractors (AGC) of San Diego awarded SDCCD its first-ever “San Diego Public Owner Award”, describing the construction program as “innovative” and an “outstanding value” for taxpayers. 
At the outset of the construction program, facility master plans were developed for City, Mesa and Miramar colleges to lay the foundation for the development of individual college facility needs and also allow for flexibility to respond to future changes. A construction master schedule is in place to help sequence construction to minimize disruptions to the campuses and ensure that all projects are completed as approved by the voters. All construction is completed in accordance with the District’s Green Building Policy and other sustainability directives.
Laws governing the passage of Propositions S & N require strict accountability for the spending of funds, and include annual independent audits and public oversight through an independent Citizens’ Oversight Committee.
In addition to serving as an investment in the future of education in San Diego, the construction bond program has served as an investment into the local workforce. To date, there have been more than 10,000 prevailing wage jobs generated on Propositions S & N projects.