Bill Gay
Director of Media
& Community Relations
(760) 335-6124
For Immediate Release
December 8, 2011



Groundbreaking to be held Friday, December 16th 10:30 am IVC Main Campus, NW Parking Lot H

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Career Technical Education Facilities Site Plan and Elevation

IMPERIAL, CA—The design efforts for the Imperial Valley College's (IVC) New Career Technical Education Facilities are well underway. The community's support of Measure "J" has helped bring this project to a reality.

Measure "J" is an $80 million bond authorization that was approved by voters in November 2010 to improve education and expand career opportunities.

The project includes the construction of a new Career Technical Education Building and modernization of existing 1100, 1200, and 1300 buildings. The project has been submitted to the Division of State Architect (DSA) for review and construction is scheduled to start in Spring 2012.

The new Career Technical Education Building will house the expanded curriculum covering Administration of Justice * Building Construction * Correctional Science * Electrical Wiring * Electronics * Emergency Medical Technology * Fire Technology * Peace Officer Standards Training * Solar Energy * Welding Technology *.

IVC's construction team has commenced a series of subcontractor outreach meetings to encourage local participation on this project. Additional subcontractor outreach events will be held in December at the Pioneer Museum . The next event will take place on:

Friday, December 9, 2011 – 11:00am – 2:00pm
Insurance/Bonding/Prevailing Wage
Experts in Bonding, Insurance and Prevailing Wage will speak to various types of insurance products, how to establish or increase a business's bonding capacity, and review of Prevailing Wage processes.

For further information or to answer any additional questions, please contact Bill Gay, Director of Media & Community Relations at (760) 355-6124.