Cuesta College’s bond measure is a smart move. Far from being needed as a result of poor planning and budgeting, Measure L reflects the realities of years of post-recession budget cuts from the state. These monies are absolutely necessary to maintain clean, safe and sound infrastructure, and keep up with technology trends that drive educational changes in the classroom.
Cuesta has strong and experienced leadership these days, which gives me a great degree of confidence that Measure L monies will be spent wisely and according to plan. In addition, a citizens oversight committee is part of the bond measure to ensure the funds will be spent only on voter authorized projects.
Cuesta provides education and job training for an incredibly low cost, thus ensuring accessibility to a high quality college education to everyone in our community. The investment Cuesta is asking