NBISD Bond 2021

The bond will be presented to voters in three (3) different propositions on the ballot.

  • Proposition A - School Facilities

     

    $321,300,000
    • Ninth Grade Center Conversion to Long Creek HS
    • NBHS (Phase 1 of 2)
    • Elementary School #11 in Veramendi Development
    • Carl Schurz Conversion to Student Academic Programs
    • Klein Road / Voss Farms Additions
    • Playgrounds & Shade Structures
    • HVAC Upgrades
    • Buses & District Fleet
    • Zipp Road Extension & Traffic Lights
    • Contingency / Inflation
  • Proposition A - School Facilities


    $20,100,000

    • LCHS (Varsity Competition Stadium)
    • NBHS Pressbox
  • Proposition A - School Facilities

     

    $6,600,000
    • Districtwide Technology

Total Bond Cost $348,000,000

Background
  • Comal County is among the fastest growing counties in the nation (Source)
  • Bond recommended by the Facilities Planning Committee (FPC) comprised of 46 diverse community members
  • Elementary enrollment projects show three (3) elementary schools plus NBHS over capacity by 2022
  • Current Ninth Grade Center/Future Long Creek High School will transition into a 4-year comprehensive high school in 2025
  • Career Technical Education (CTE), Fine Arts & Athletics facilities at the high school level were identified by the FPC for updates and expansion to offer better opportunities for students
  • The current Ninth Grade Center was originally built in 2012 (Bond 2010) to eventually be expanded to serve as the district's 2nd high school
  • Aging facilities continue to be addressed in each bond  

 

Facilities Planning Committee members make their recommendation to the Board on Aug. 9, 2021.

 

Scope of Work

  • Impact ALL NBISD students by addressing needs at BOTH high school facilities
  • Solving capacity issues at Veramendi Elementary, Lamar Elementary, Klein Road Elementary & Voss Farms Elementary
  • Providing new playgrounds or playground shades at ALL elementary campuses
  • Updating NBHS Career Technical Education (CTE), Fine Arts & Athletic facilities
  • Addressing district-wide needs for HVAC Maintenance, Technology & Vehicles
  • Finding a new home for NBISD's DAEP, School of Choice and Gateway Programs

 

Bond Timeline

February 2021 - Facility Planning Committee (FPC) began meeting

July 28, 2021 - Facility Planning Committee present their recommendations to the Board

August 9, 2021 - Board calls $348 million bond election for Nov. 2, 2021

October 4, 2021 - Last day to Register to Vote

October 18, 2021 - First Day of Early Voting

October 22, 2021 - Last Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail (received, not postmarked)

October 29, 2021 - Last Day of Early Voting

November 2, 2021 - Election Day

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