2015 Bond Updates

  • Thank You Voters For Your Ongoing Support!

    On November 3, 2015 voters in Yuma County approved two ballot measures:

    1) Voters decided to approve the sale of $79.5 million in bonds to repair, renovate, and maintain schools; improve school grounds; and build school buildings.

    Vote count:  YES 5293 (56.84%)  NO 4019 (43.16%)

    2) Voters decided to allow the District to sell two properties in order to improve overall district efficiency.

    Vote count:  YES 6674 (77.12%)  NO 1980 (22.88%)

    2015 Bond Fact Sheet

    2015 Bond Fact Sheet (Spanish) 

    2015 Bond Projects Slideshow

    Surveyors begin site work at the location of the new Vista High School and District Office site                                                   




     Recent Bond Activity

    May 2017

    December 2016

    August 2016

    July 2016

    June 2016

    March - May 2016:

    • BWS Architects/Thompson Design Architects awarded the District Office and Vista projects, and the Cibola HS classroom building
    • DLR Group awarded Kofa HS renovations
    • April awarding of Level 1 & 2 projects
    • Level 2 projects:  Awarded to three different architects DLR Group (Yuma HS Old Main Elevator - CORE Construction), Thompson Design, Breckenridge Group
    • Ordered football stadium LED lights for Cibola HS main stadium and practice fields - standard lights
    • Kofa HS - New track (asphalt and surface), Yuma HS - Resurfacing of Carver Park track, San Luis HS - New all-weather track
    • Level 1 Architect meetings started in May
    • Purchased portable bleachers for YHS
    • Monday, May 16 - Open the request for qualifications (RFQ) on Construction Manager at Risk services - closed June 6
    • May 24 Bond Update Presentation to the Governing Board

    February 2016:

    • Opened Request for Qualifications of Architect and Engineer Services
    • YUHSD Governing Board approved the position of Construction Manager
    • Closed Request for Qualifications of Architect and Engineer Services