BREAKING: Tomball ISD board of trustees orders bond election for Nov. 7

The Tomball ISD board of trustees unanimously voted Tuesday to call a bond referendum for the Nov. 7 election. No discussion followed regarding the referendum.

However, TISD Director of Communications Staci Stanfield said the amount of the referendum and details regarding proposed projects will be released by the district at a later date.

Although specific details have not yet been released, trustees heard recommendations for the referendum during a July 12 workshop meeting. According to the July 12 presentation, proposed bond projects include a new junior high school, a new elementary school campus, a new agricultural barn in southern TISD, additional buses and classroom technology along with renovations and facility expansions.

Trustees also voted to adopt the district's budget for fiscal year 2017-18 during Tuesday's meeting. The balanced budget, which maintains a property tax rate of $1.34 per $100 home valuation, totals $128.5 million and includes a 3 percent raise for all district employees.
By Anna Lotz

Editor, Tomball/Magnolia & Conroe/Montgomery

Anna joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in May 2016 after graduating with a degree in journalism from Cedarville University in Cedarville, Ohio. In July 2017, she transitioned to editor for the Tomball/Magnolia edition. She began covering the communities of Conroe and Montgomery as well in 2020. Anna covers education, local government, transportation, business, real estate development and nonprofits in these communities. Prior to CI, Anna served as editor-in-chief of Cedars, interned with the National Journalism Center in Washington, D.C., and spent time writing for the Springfield News-Sun and Xenia Daily Gazette.