Voters to decide fate of Amarillo ISD bond election on Saturday


Amarillo ISD voters have a final opportunity to make their voice heard in the school bond election on Saturday, May 7. The projects in the bond package are on the ballot as four separate propositions.

Proposition A: $180.6 Million

Restoration & Replacement

New Austin Middle School to replace the current 71-year-old campus 

Window and roof replacements at various schools 

Safety & Security

Elementary school perimeter fencing 

Middle school secured entrances

Elementary & middle school gym air conditioning

Technology network cabling updates to increase network speed, supporting modern learning environments and security systems 

Fine Arts & Athletics

Exterior lighting allowance on some athletic fields to maximize use

Middle & high school fine arts additions & renovations to provide adequate space for program size 

Proposition B: $19 Million

Dick Bivins Stadium Renovations

Reconstruct the spectator stands

Expand the track to 8 lanes to allow for UIL track meet hosting opportunities 

Proposition C: $38.3 Million

Natatorium

Build a 50-meter practice & competition indoor swimming pool

Provide a district-owned facility for student swim teams 

Proposition D: $48 Million

Multi-Purpose Indoor Activity Facility at each of the four traditional high schools

Would serve fine arts, athletics programs, PE and more

Provide indoor practice areas in inclement weather 

Polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Saturday at the following locations: 

Potter County Polling Places (12 locations)

Bushland Fire Station #1 | Truck bays (17600 Indian Hill Rd.)

Casey Carpet One | Main Entrance (3500 I-40 West Frontage Road)

Cornerstone Outreach | Fellowship Room (1111 N. Buchanan)

Don Harrington Discovery Center | Enter left of main doors, Dry Lab (1200 Streit Dr.)

Kids, Inc. | Main Entrance, Mary E. Bivins Room (2201 SE 27th Ave.)

Northwest Branch Amarillo Public Library | Meeting Room (6100 SW 9th Ave.)

Pride Home Center | Main Entrance, Center Back (3503 NE 24th Ave.)

Santa Fe Building | Ticket Office, first floor (900 S Polk St.)

Second Baptist Church | Family Life Center (419 N. Buchanan St.)

Tri-State Fairgrounds | Arched Gate #1 I Commercial Exhibit Hall (3301 SE 10th)

United Citizens Forum| Main entrance (901 N Hayden)

Wesley Community Center | Senior Room (1615 S Roberts St.) 

Randall County Polling Places (13 locations)

Arena of Life Church (8827 S. Washington)

Arden Road Baptist (6701 Arden Road)

Comanche Trail Church of Christ (2700 E. 34th)

Central Baptist Church (1601 SW 58th)

Randall County Justice Center (2309 Russell Long Blvd. Canyon, TX)

Oasis Southwest Baptist Church (8201 Canyon Drive)

Southwest Church of Christ (4515 Cornell)

Randall County Annex (4320 S. Western)

Redeemer Christian Church (3701 S. Soncy)

The Summit (2008 12th Ave. Canyon, TX)

Southwest Branch Library (6801 W. 45th Ave.)

Coulter Road Baptist Church (4108 S. Coulter)

Texas Panhandle War Memorial Center (4111 S. Georgia)

Post a Comment

Previous Post Next Post