Through a robust marketing campaign, as well as more than 70 campus and community presentations, voters approved $7 million in local obligation bonds for San Juan College (SJC) at the end of 2022.

Person on their bike at the SJC Bike Park

San Juan County Voters secure $7 million for projects’ funding

Through a robust marketing campaign, as well as more than 70 campus and community presentations, voters approved $7 million in local obligation bonds for San Juan College (SJC) at the end of 2022, with SJC securing the funding in the summer of 2023. Projects include the relocation and renovation of the Physical Plant building, extension of trails to create a Mountain Bike Park, retractable bleachers at the HHPC, Theatre rigging for the Henderson Fine Arts Center and fire-retardant curtains for the Connie Gotsch Theatre. All of these projects are currently in the design process or under construction. San Juan County voters said yes to the bond with a 59% approval rate.

In addition, the campaign garnered a voter approval of 52% in support of $3 million in Statewide GO Bonds for Higher Education to update and modernize IT infrastructure and a 54% approval of $177,577 in statewide library bonds. These bond approvals provided San Juan College with funds to purchase an array of new materials from databases and books to magazines and educational resources. The San Juan College Foundation funded the campaign.