$691 million bond to fund FISD capital projects


Updated 8:15 a.m., Oct. 25

A $691 million bond on the November ballot is expected to pay for a number of projects within Frisco ISD, including building new schools, maintenance projects and facility expansions.

The bond is lumped into one proposition. According to state law, school districts are not required to break up bonds into multiple propositions.

In a previous article, FISD board of trustees President John Classe explained the bond is under one proposition so the school district has the flexibility to adjust the cost of projects as needed. Changes in student enrollment growth, construction costs and other factors can also affect projects in a bond program, according to the district.

The projects with the largest allocation of bond dollars include new facility construction, preventive maintenance and facility upgrades.

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Lindsey Juarez
Lindsey has been involved in newspapers in some form since high school. She graduated magna cum laude from the University of Texas at Arlington in 2014 with a degree in Journalism. While attending UTA, she worked for The Shorthorn, the university's award-winning student newspaper. She was hired as Community Impact Newspaper's first Frisco reporter in 2014. Less than a year later, she took over as the editor of the Frisco edition. Since then, she has covered a variety of topics and issues important to the community, including the city's affordable housing shortage, the state's controversial A-F school accountability system and the city's "Bury the Lines" efforts.
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