Gilmer ISD bond proposal splits community
Gilmer — A proposed $36.2 million bond issue has divided Gilmer ISD voters, with those in opposition saying the cost is too high and supporters saying it’s time to demolish the 72-year-old high school and start afresh.
The bond issue’s fate will be decided when voters go to the polls Tuesday.
“I got the opportunity to be on a long-range planning committee,” said Linda Koudelka, a parent and member of a pro-bond political action committee. “Last spring when we started, we toured all of the facilities in the school district. The high school really just made an impact on me about how much it needed to be changed.
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