News, updates, events

We will continually update this site as Measure U unfolds. Please check back often for news and project information.

Open Positions on Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee

The Carpinteria Unified School District is seeking community members to participate in the Measure U Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee.  This committee is charged with reviewing facilities expenditures funded by Measure U bond funds and reporting to the Governing Board and the community. The CBOC has four …

Request for Proposals for Prop 39 Energy Efficient Upgrades

The Carpinteria Unified School District seeks proposals from interested firms capable of implementing interior and exterior LED lighting retrofits/upgrades at various District school sites as outlined in the Scope of Work.  The proposals are due January 30, 2018. Details here.

Measure U Update: Report to the Board of Trustees

On Tuesday October 11, 2017, the Measure U Team presented an update to the Board of Trustees in open session. To view the presentation, click here. Highlights of the presentation include: Summer 2017 Project Completion Project Update by Site Coastal Development Permits State Funding Update Measure …

Coastal Development Permits granted for Measure U

On Monday October 2, 2017, the City Planning Commission approved Coastal Development Permits for Aliso, Canalino, Carpinteria Middle School and Carpinteria High School. View the presentation to the City.

Notice to Contractors: Calling for Bids on Measure U Projects

The Carpinteria Unified School District is calling for bids for a new fire alarm at Main Elementary School and Carpinteria Middle School due October 12, 2017. A mandatory job walk is scheduled for Tuesday, September 19 at 4 p.m. Details here.

Summer 2017 Projects Completed Ahead of Schedule

During Summer 2017, the District completed projects at three campuses totaling $2.5 million in construction costs. Construction began the day school let out for the summer due to the tight schedule. The Measure U Team is happy to report that all projects were completed under …

Measure U Update: Carpinteria High School

Ninety million dollars is a lot of money, no matter how one looks at it. But the sizable Measure U budget for much-needed facilities upgrades across the seven campuses of Carpinteria Unified School District may not be sufficient to complete every project on the district’s …

Measure U Update: Rincon/Foothill High School

In terms of the changes that Measure U projects will bring to Rincon/Foothill high schools, the story is less about structural elements and high-tech classrooms (although both are coming), and more about the unique nature of the programs  when the Rincon/Foothill schools moves onto the …

Measure U Update: Aliso Elementary School

The Pacific breeze cools the air with a salty tinge in the open walkways of Aliso School, the red-tiled roofs and small courtyard a slice of old California. Built in the 1930s, Aliso is indeed an architectural time capsule and, fortunately, the plans to upgrade …