In 2018, voters approved Measure Z Strong School Bond (not to be confused with another Measure A Strong Schools Bond from 2008).
According to Ballotpedia, the question on the ballot was
To provide safe/modern schools; upgrade aging classrooms, libraries, science labs, school facilities; improve accessibility for students with disabilities; enhance student safety/security by upgrading seismic safety, fire alarms, door locks, emergency communication; provide classrooms/labs supporting science, technology, engineering, arts programs, shall Palo Alto Unified School District issue $460,000,000 in bonds at legal rates, levy approximately $39.40 per $100,000 of assessed value, generating approximately $29,500,000 annually for 28 years, with independent oversight and all funds benefitting local schools?
Below is information copied from a preliminary bond project list. Note, that the list here only covers the elementary schools.
|Addison||New MP, Admin and Library buildings constructed as part of Strong Schools Bond program||$0.23|
|Barron Park||Demo Admin/MP and replace with New Admin, MP, Learning Center and Music Room; New Accessible Playground||$10.6|
|Briones||Demo Admin/MP and replace with New Admin, MP and Music Room; Build (1) new Classroom and renovate 3 Kinder Classrooms; Build (2) new Flex Rooms and Renovate Classrooms by OH Win||$12.8|
|Duveneck||Demo Classrooms and Flex and replace with MP and Music Room||$13.2|
|El Carmelo||New MP building and flex rooms constructed as part of Strong Schools Bond program||$0.2|
|Escondido||New MP building and flex rooms constructed as part of Strong Schools Bond program; Demo Admin and build New Library, Admin and Learning Center||$11.2|
|Fairmeadow||Demo Classroom wing (JHC) and build New MP, Flex Rooms, Learning Center & renovate old MP to Classrooms||$15.6|
|Hoover||New MP, Admin and Library buildings constructed as part of Strong Schools Bond program||$0.2|
|Nixon||Build new Kinder Classroom wing and renovate old Kinder wing to Flex Rooms; MP Improvements and build new Servery; New Ramp and Stairs to lower field||$14.6|
|Ohlone||Demo Library and build New MP and Library. Demo MP and expand Parking Lot; Build new Flex room and Learning Center||$14.0|
|Palo Verde||Demo and Build New MP, Classrooms and Learning Center; Build new flex rooms and relocate After-School Car||$25.2|
|Walter Hays||Build New MP and Flex room, renovate MP to After-School Care, (2) new Kinder Classrooms and renovate Kinder wing||$19.7|
|Elementary Schools Subtotal||$160.0|