WHAT'S IN THE BOND?
"General Purpose" Proposition A includes: safety and security additions and upgrades, four new elementary schools, renovations and additions at Foster, George Ranch, Randle, Tomas, Fulshear High Schools, new middle school, land purchases, new portable buildings, new buses, technology infrastructure, 2020 bond inflation coverage.
Proposition B consists of a new Career and Technology Center. Lamar CISD's enrollment in CTE courses is currently over 15,000 students. This facility will include labs for pathways including agriculture, construction, arts, A/V, business, education, health science, manufacturing, STEM and more.
Proposition C includes classroom and district technology and equipment, including new student and staff laptops, iPads, interactive classroom technology, and equipment for Lamar CISD graphic design center.
Proposition D consists of LED lighting and turf replacement at Traylor Stadium. Traylor is a synthetic turf stadium. This type of turf has a life expectancy of 10 years and Traylor's was last replaced in 2013.
Proposition E contains the purchase of land, design, and construction for a second district stadium. The stadium will have 10,000 seats and will include band storage, locker rooms and CTE classrooms.
WHY ARE THERE FIVE
Lamar CISD is complying with changes made in 2019 to section 45.003 of the Texas Education Code. It requires school districts to divide bond elections into separate ballot propositions based on what is being financed.