VOTE ON NOVEMBER 7, 2017
Working with Board of Trustees, teachers and administrators from across the district, the facilities committee developed a list of requested items to consider for inclusion in a 2017 bond package. Pottsboro ISD has been evaluating current facilities and equipment, ongoing enrollment growth and district priorities with the Board of Trustees to collectively compile a list of items that reflect responsible stewardship and a forward-thinking mindset.
Learn more about the 2017 Bond by watching the video below.
Proposition One Summary: $54,700,000
New Elementary School on Franklin Street Site (Storm Shelter Included) $27,000,000
Additions/Renovations to existing Cardinal Lane Buildings for Middle School (Storm Shelter Included) $15,600,000
Additions/Renovations to Pottsboro High School (CATE, Science, Art, & Storm Shelter Included) $3,700,000
Athletic Facility Renovations at Pottsboro High School (Add Tennis Courts, Field House) $2,700,000
Improvements to Football Stadium Support Facilities (Home Side Restrooms, Concessions, & Entrance) $700,000
New District Administration Building from Renovated Intermediate School $1,500,000
District-Wide Technology Upgrades $2,500,000
Miscellaneous Demolition, Paving and Renovations $1,000,000
Proposition Two Summary: $4,000,000
Multipurpose Activity Facility $4,000,000
For use for a broad range of activities from softball, baseball, band, archery, soccer (to come), weight-training and football
There are two propositions for the 2017 bond election. Proposition one includes a new elementary school along with several renovations and additions to many of the district facilities. Proposition two includes a multipurpose facility for the district.
What is a bond? A bond is similar to a home mortgage in many ways. It is a contract to repay borrowed money with an interest rate over time. Bonds are sold by school districts to competing lenders to raise funds to pay for the costs of construction, renovations and equipment.
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