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Lake Travis ISD’s Proposed $703 Million Bond Features Three New Schools

Feature Photo: A collage of student activity within the school district by Lake Travis ISD.

Posted: 6-19-2022

by Art Benavidez

Lake Travis (Travis County)—Three new schools were among several of the projects presented during Lake Travis ISD‘s bond advisory committee June 15 meeting that would require a $703 million bond.   

The committee is composed of a cross section of the community including parents, volunteers, educators and civil leaders.

The board has until Aug. 22 to decide when they want to hold the bond election. As of now, the Lake Travis Long Range Facilities Planning Committee is recommending that the bond election be held on Nov. 8 with early voting taking place from Oct. 24 to Nov. 4, according to the presentation.   

The proposed bond would facilitate the following developments if and when it is approved:

  • new high school—$236,430,617
  • new Elementary School No. 8—$50,917,526
  • new Elementary School No. 9—$55,517,521
  • Lake Travis High School additions and upgrades—$84,732,969
  • campus and district renovations and improvements—$166,409,289 (includes current elementary schools and middle schools)
  • facilities condition assessment projects—$38,746,968
  • technology—$55,245,110
  • land—$15 million

The district stated that the bond represents a long-term project that would plan for developments for the next five years.


art@virtualbx.com

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About the Author:

Art Benavidez (Construction News Reporter, Central Texas) is a seasoned journalist with over 15-years of experience in writing breaking news and in-depth features at the local level. He honed his research and reporting skills in newspapers and magazines throughout South and West Texas along with expertise in crafting digital content as Managing Editor of New Image Marketing Research Corporation. Benevidez is a Texas native and graduate of UT-RGV.

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