Bond election tops Collin College's list of priorities for 2017

Collin College The 2016-17 Collin College board of trustees are, from left: (back row) Adrian Rodriguez, Larry Wainwright, President Neil Matkin, Jim Orr and Raj Menon; (front row) Andrew Hardin, Robert Collins and Jenny McCall. Not pictured are trustees Mac Hendricks and Nancy Wurzman.[/caption]

Big decisions made in 2016




  • Long-range master plan update


    In June, the Collin College board of trustees approved an update to its new long-range master plan. Collin College will have five priorities from 2016-21.


  • New campus in Wylie


    In June, trustees announced plans to build a new campus in Wylie on 44 acres donated by the city of Wylie. The new campus will be located adjacent to Wylie City Hall on Country Club Road.


Top issues for 2017




  • Intent to call a bond election


    In September trustees said they intend to call a bond election in May. The earliest trustees could call for a bond election is February.


  • Campus carry law takes effect


    Concealed carrying of handguns on four-year college campuses begins Aug. 1. Collin College Police Chief Bill Taylor said he will examine other college policies before crafting his own.

By Nicole Luna
Nicole Luna is the Senior Reporter for Frisco. She covers development, transportation, education, business and city government. She has a bachelor's degree in Journalism and Spanish from The University of Texas at Arlington and has been with Community Impact Newspaper since June 2015.