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Measure C Construction Updates

Measure C

Measure C is a $491 million bond approved by local voters in 2006 for construction, equipment and technology in the Foothill-De Anza Community College District. By law, funds may not be used for academic programs or operating expenses.

Citizen's Bond Oversight Committee Annual Report

The Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee has released its annual report on Measure C, highlighting the award-winning Media and Learning Center (MLC).

Read the news release.

See the 2012-2013 report.

Construction Alerts  

Construction zone coneParking Lot E will reopen next Monday, Sept. 28. Unfinished areas of the lot will also be open, with temporary striping on bedrock. Final paving of unfinished areas will be completed during the weekend of Oct. 3.

The construction adds 40 parking spots to the lot and improves safety in entering and exiting. Additional lighting will be installed next month, also increasing safety in the area. Temporary lighting is currently in place.


Future Projects

A Library for the Digital World — Opening Fall 2015

The Library is closed for major renovations. Library Services has moved to the second floor of Learning Center West for the 2014-2015 academic year.

The extensive e-book collection and all databases, including the newly acquired Films on Demand, will continue to be available online. Learn more about impacts to services during construction.


The Library renovation project will address code required structural upgrades for seismic safety, rework interior spaces for increased efficiency and aesthetics, add several group study rooms for enhanced student collaboration opportunities, and update classrooms for multimedia/smart classroom abilities.

Revised interior spaces include the following:

  • circulation and reference desks, reference and periodical shelving stacks,
  • main entrance modification to reduce wind-tunnel effect,
  • addition of a copy room which will make the surrounding areas quieter,
  • addition of a lounge area, and
  • modifications to staff offices, break room, and conference rooms.

Project Duration: August 2014 to July 2015
Project Construction Budget: $6.2M
Status: Design Phase
Architect: Noll & Tam Architects

Completed Projects

The ATC modernization project addressed HVAC deficiencies, Telecom decentralization and a refresh of building spaces. Work was completed at the end of 2013, with a $10.7 million budget. This project used the Lease-Leaseback Delivery method.

The MLC building opened on September 21, 2012. Learn about our newest building.


Media and Learning Center

The Athletics Stadium and Track reopened for community use in April 2013.

Stadium and Track

Please see our regulations for use and help us protect our facility by adhering to our new stadium and track rules.O.C. Jones & Sons were awarded a $5.39 million construction contract for renovation of De Anza's sports stadium and supporting infrastructure during  spring 2012.

The Corporation Yard Renovation project is complete. The project re-configured existing space within the building and fenced yard. Plant, Grounds and Custodial services now occupy the building.

The building provides much needed shop warehouse and office space. Changes to the yard included eliminating a seldom used loading dock, drainage and circulation improvements with designated locations for recycling bins, equipment storage an electric cart parking.

Canopy solar panels and sky lights were included to reduce energy consumption. Cart charging stations and parking will be located under the photovoltaic canopies.  Project budget was $3.4 million.

Update: Bond committee notes Measure C progress, wise spending

The 2010-2011 report of the Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee noted significant progress on projects and that the district is in compliance with all legal requirements. Read the district's Feb. 14, 2012 news release here. In addition, the recent report by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) reaffirming De Anza's accreditation commended the college's management of major facilities construction.

Measure C will allow De Anza to
  • Upgrade electrical, heating, ventilation systems, fire/seismic safety;
  • Repair leaky roofs;
  • Improve disabled access;
  • Repair/expand classrooms for nurses/paramedics;
  • Upgrade technology; and
  • Repair, construct, acquire, equip buildings, classrooms, libraries, sites, science/computer labs.

Visit the FHDACCD Measure C website for more information, including the Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee annual reports and audits.


Measure C Construction
Donna Jones-Dulin
Phone: 408.864.8209

Last Updated: 9/24/15