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Dripping Springs ISD calls for bond election

The bond referendum would total $223.7 million.

DRIPPING SPRINGS, Texas — Dripping Springs ISD voters will get to have their say on school bond in May. 

The district's Board of Trustees voted unanimously to call for a bond election at its meeting on Thursday. The bond referendum would total $223.7 million.

The bond package will focus on the district's growth, in addition to capital improvements and renovations on some of the district's oldest campuses. The renovations will also include updates to campus security and ADA requirements on all district campuses. 

DSISD did not specify if the bond would be split into different propositions, but the bond package would include the following, according to a release:

  • "Build Elementary School #6 (850 Student Capacity)
  • Expand Sycamore Springs MS to 1,200 Student Capacity
  • Build New Facility for Special Education 18+ Program
  • Design Elementary School #7, Middle School #3. and High School #2
  • Capital Improvements & Renovations at Dripping Springs Elementary, Dripping Springs Middle School, and Dripping Springs High School
  • Security Updates for all Campuses
  • Reconfigure CL&I and Maker Space at Rooster Springs Elementary and Dripping Springs Elementary
  • Update Sound and Lighting Systems in Spaces at Various Campuses
  • Replace Pressure Reducing Valves at Various Campuses
  • ADA Updates
  • Land for Future Facilities
  • 13 Replacement Buses for Aging Fleet
  • Classroom Portables
  • Child Nutrition Services (Kitchen) Equipment Replacements
  • Technology Infrastructure (Network, Servers, Firewall, AV)"

All voters that live within the DSISD attendance boundary can vote in this bond election, which will take place on Tuesday, May 6. 

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