District proposition seeks $179 million
By Blanca Gonzalez
UNION-TRIBUNE STAFF WRITER
December 30, 2007
There's no heat in the Proposition C campaign headquarters on Midland Road in Poway, but Lorene Joosten and Sabrina Butler make do with space heaters from home and an extra sweater or two.
Despite the chill, Joosten and Butler expect a warm response from voters Feb. 5 when residents decide on the Poway Unified School District's $179 million bond measure.
A survey conducted in September found that two-thirds of likely voters would support the bond, which would allow the district to finish school renovation projects that were supposed to be done using a $198 million bond measure approved in 2002. The district was unable to complete all of the projects planned for that money.
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