4J Searches for Architects

EUGENE, Ore. — The 4J School District got voter approval to rebuild several schools on Tuesday, and the district is already on the hunt for an architect. Money raised from the bond measure will replace or renovate Howard and River Road/El Camino del Rio elementary schools and Roosevelt and Jefferson middle schools. 4J reps say … Continue reading »

4J Moves Ahead with Improvements

EUGENE, Ore. – After the 4J bond measure passed in Tuesday, district administrators and teachers are looking forward to the next step, spending all the money raised. Administrators aren’t wasting any time with plans for the future; even though construction won’t begin for a while, they say they can’t wait to break ground. It would … Continue reading »

Voters Approve 4J School Bond

EUGENE, Ore. — The 4J School District administrators were surrounded in celebrations after they found out voters had approved their massive bond. Parents and 4J School District members rejoiced as their hard work paid off, and they say now it’s time to get to work and put the money to use. “This would not have … Continue reading »

Parents Hope 4J Bond Measure Passes

EUGENE, Ore. – Members and parents of the 4J School District have to wait until Tuesday night to find out if the 4J bond measure will pass. Parents say they’ve worked hard to get the word out and would be surprised if the measure didn’t pass. The $170 million bond measure would replace four aging … Continue reading »

One Week Left to Register to Vote

EUGENE, Ore. – Lane County voters have one more week to register to vote during May’s elections. The voter registration deadline is April 30. Eligible Oregonians can even make the process easier by registering online. Lane County voters will decide the fate of three big issue on this year’s ballot for elections in May. Voters … Continue reading »

4J Board to Vote on Bond Measure

EUGENE, Ore. — The 4J School Board will decide Wednesday night whether to add a tax measure to May’s ballot. After more than a year of discussion and public polling, 4J might soon ask the public for help with all the work that it says needs to be done. The seven board members will vote … Continue reading »

Fire District Reattempts Bond Measure

EUGENE, Ore. — The Pleasant Hill Fire District says they are attempting to pass a bond measure this year, after last years was denied. The fire district says if the measure passes, they could get a new fire station and a couple of other needed things. “I don’t think there’s a question in anyone’s mind … Continue reading »

4J Nears Pushing $170M Bond to Ballot

EUGENE, Ore. — For the first time, the 4J School District tipped its hand as it considered how to replace several of its aging schools. The superintendent recommended the board push a $170 million bond to the May ballot. The money would be used to replace Jefferson Middle School, River Road Elementary and Howard Elementary. … Continue reading »

4J Talks Bond Measures

EUGENE, Ore. — The 4J School Board is looking at two different bond options to replace aging buildings and  increase safety and technology. There are two different amounts proposed for a bond. One totals $145 million and the other totals $170 million. Members of the school board met Wednesday night to hear about the proposals. … Continue reading »

4J Discusses Facilities Plan

EUGENE, Ore. — The 4J School District will take up the discussion Wednesday night about whether a bond measure on either the May or November ballot is the way to go to fix up district buildings. 4J is projecting a budget shortfall as high as $16 million in part because of a lack of state … Continue reading »

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