As the November election nears, Burbank Unified officials have another election on their minds — the $110-million bond measure on March 5 that needs 55% voter approval.
During a special school board meeting Monday night, officials discussed creating a bond campaign to get out the vote.
In August, school board members tried listing the bond measure on the citywide, all-mail ballot for Feb. 26 and April 9. But state law requires tax-related measures to be placed on ballots with polling stations, leaving them with no option but to place the bond on the March 5 ballot or wait until November 2014.
The March 5 date concerns school officials because the bond item is paired with the Los Angeles Community College District board of trustees election. Because this is not a hot-button issue, they are concerned that voters may not turn out in sufficient numbers.