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Decision on pursuing $222M Allen ISD bond package expected Monday – The Dallas Morning News


The Allen ISD board of trustees are expected to decide whether to put a roughly $222 million bond package on the November ballot by Monday after the bond advisory committee recommended the bond package last week.

Trustees are required to make the decision by Aug. 17, however district officials have said it will likely be at Monday’s special board meeting.

The recommended bond package addresses a number of campus renovations, technology and security upgrades and capital improvement projects.

These include renovations for the high school, Ereckson Middle School and three elementary schools, as well as capital improvement projects on athletics facilities and other school properties. It also calls for new buses and rider security, new security cameras and wireless computers for students and staff.

Trustees have the ability to add or remove projects before finalizing any bond proposal.

If the bond passes, it would not require a tax-rate increase, according to a presentation given to the school board by representatives of Project Kids, the 80-member committee formed to study possible bond projects.

Voters rejected a pricier $423 million bond proposal for Allen ISD just last year.



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