In November, Round Rock ISD officials shared that the district was working with its insurance carrier to identify up to $70 million in damage from a September hail storm, and updated policies and procedures to address the board via public comment.

Round Rock ISD identifies up to $70 million in hail damage from September storm

Round Rock ISD staff said the district could be looking at up to $70 million in necessary repairs to its facilities following a September hail storm.

What you need to know

RRISD staff members are working with the district's insurance provider to identify needed repairs after a Sept. 24 hail storm caused damage to several district facilities. At a Nov. 16 board meeting, RRISD's Chief Financial Officer Dennis Covington said the cost to address repairs needed immediately on six of the district's 68 facilities is around $22 million.

Round Rock ISD to implement Let's Talk communications districtwide in December

Let's Talk, a communication platform that the Round Rock ISD board voted to utilize earlier this month, will be implemented starting this December, providing a variety of ways for community members to engage with trustees and school officials.

In a nutshell

Trustees voted to use the communication platform Nov. 2 to provide feedback to the board as an alternative to general public comment, to streamline board meetings. At a second meeting held Nov. 16, board President Amber Landrum said the tool would be implemented starting Dec. 12.