Bond 2015 Information

2015 Bond Election Information Archive

The Board of Trustees approved sending the $1.6 billion bond package to voters on August 21, authorizing a Nov. 3 election. The plan is based on recommendations compiled by the Future Facilities Task Force (FFTF) with input from numerous sources including FFTF members, Dallas ISD staff, school administrators, community members and facility assessment reports commissioned by the district.

The proceeds from the bond package are anticipated to create nine new schools, 326 new classrooms, a variety of new educational programs, and facility improvements. It’s important to note that all bond projects, project amounts, and program allocations are estimates and could change in the future. To learn more about the proposed bond projects, see the various links in the right navigation bar.

No Projected Tax Rate Increase.

The bonds proceeds will fund several new schools and a variety of school and facility improvements that support academic programs. The bond package is not expected to require a tax increase. The projected tax rate is $1.282 per $100 of assessed value and is based on assumptions regarding future property values, interest rates, and other factors. The current tax rate is $1.282 per $100 of assessed value. For more information, please see the Tax Rate Analysis link in the right navigation bar.

 

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