Houston CFISD bond committee recommends $1.2 billion package

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

After a five-week long planning process, the Cy-Fair ISD long-range planning committee presented a $1.2 billion bond proposal to the Cy-Fair ISD Board of Trustees on Thursday.

The 50-member committee began meeting in January to determine how to meet the district’s most pressing needs through 2020. The bond proposal includes $197 million for student growth, $666 million for facility renovations and $72 million for transportation upgrades, $217 million for technology and $55 million for security.

To accommodate a projected population surge of more than 15,000 new students by 2020, the district would have to open a new school a year, said co-chair Debbie Blackshear.

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