Richardson ISD voters approve $750M bond package

Students on computers.
The Richardson ISD bond package will cover infrastructure and safety projects, construction and renovation plans, and the purchase of new technology devices, among other things. (Courtesy Richardson ISD)

The Richardson ISD bond package will cover infrastructure and safety projects, construction and renovation plans, and the purchase of new technology devices, among other things. (Courtesy Richardson ISD)

Editor's note: This story has been updated to reflect final results.

Election day results from May 1 show Richardson ISD's $750 million bond package was approved by more than 63% of voters.

All precincts are reporting.

The $750 million bond package includes two separate propositions. Proposition A totals $694 million and would cover infrastructure and safety projects, construction and renovation plans, and projects to support teachers and students. Proposition B totals $56 million and would cover updates to district technology devices.

Proposition A passed with 63.1% of votes cast approving it, while 63.2% of voters were in favor of Proposition B.


RISD staff said approval of the bond will not affect the district's tax rate.

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By William C. Wadsack

Editor, Plano

William joined Community Impact Newspaper in December 2019. He previously served as managing editor of several daily and weekly publications in North Texas and his native state of Louisiana.