Princeton ISD voters approved the $93.6 million
bond package with a vote of 463 for to 122 against.
"The Board of Trustees and I thank the
voters for supporting this bond proposal," Superintendent Philip Anthony
said. "It is a great step forward for both the students and the entire
Princeton community. You have my commitment and the commitment of the Board of
Trustees to continue being good stewards of your money as we move forward with
the construction projects. We appreciate your trust and support."
The funds will pay for the construction of two
elementary schools, expansion of Jr. High #2 during original construction, Lacy
and Godwin renovations, road and parking improvements, turf for the baseball
and softball fields and the purchase of five new school sites.
Currently, plans are being finalized to schedule
the construction projects approved during the election.
The preliminary timeline includes:
1) Jr. High expansion, June 2017
2) Interior renovations Lacy, June 2017
3) Renovations Godwin, June 2017
4) Purchase school sites, June 2017
-Jr. High site (NE Quadrant)
-Combo Jr. High/High School site (SW quadrant)
-Elementary site (NW quadrant)
-Elementary site (SW quadrant)
5) Additional game field for two Jr. Highs,