The four new buildings would be a Corporate & Continuing Education Center, Public Services Center, a three-story classroom building and a hybrid library and classroom building.
“While our community is rapidly growing and evolving, our facilities and programming should also be ready to adapt to this change,” board of trustees Chairman Bill McGarvey said in the release. “We are confident that this move will continue to propel the work we’re doing to move our students and communities forward in educational excellence.”
The new classrooms would host new programs in hospitality management, aerospace and aviation, according to the release.
Furthermore, the bond election calls for additions and renovations to the Industrial Education Building, Public Service Career Building, Welding Building, infrastructure upgrades and general campus improvements.
However, the bond program includes the demolition of the Learning Resource Center building, racquetball court, firing range and college services building, according to the release.
“College of the Mainland is committed to propelling our community forward through our common goal of creating a better future for tomorrow’s learners,” College of the Mainland President Warren Nichols said in the release. “This bond proposal will ensure that we have the capacity and infrastructure to support next generation learning environments for the growing needs of our students and community.”
The 2023 bond is expected to cost $32.72 per year on a home valued at $100,000, according to the release. For more information, visit www.com.edu.