Measure 30-96:

• The bond measure is a continuation of a 15-year capital improvement bond for Blue Mountain Community College that will otherwise expire in June 2014 unless it is renewed.

• The bond is for the same amount taxpayers are currently paying:?31 cents per $1,000 of assessed property value. If passed, the bond would raise approximately $28 million.

• The funds would be used to construct three facilities in the region:?a center for sustainable precision irrigated agriculture in Hermiston; an applied animal science education center in Pendleton; and an industrial processes workforce and science, technology, engineering and math training center in Boardman.

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