Tyler ISD reviews $160.5 million bond before May election
POSTED: Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - 7:26pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, April 10, 2013 - 5:54pm
Tyler, TX — Tyler ISD held a meeting Tuesday night at St. Louis Baptist Church to discuss the 'Bond 2013' with the community before the May election.
A bond that will be on the May 11th ballot.
Tyler ISD Superintendent, Gary Mooring speaking about building new schools, projects, remodeling, timelines and enrollment.
Dave Stein, Spokesperson for Tyler proud says, it's a good decision to pass the bond because it will create a better learning environment.
"It's great for the kids, it's great for the teachers, it's great for the community, it's just a good to decision," says Dave Stein.
"Well the board of trustees called for a May Bond Election to ask voters to whether or not to approve a 160.5 million dollar bond," says Dawn Parnell, Tyler ISD Communications.
Mark Randall, President of Tyler Proud says, "There are fundamental issues with facilities, the overcrowding, the 164 portables in use in Tyler ISD."
Randall says, the new building will reduce the overcrowding.
A concerned parent, Cedrick Granberry, says he doesn't support the entire bond.
"What's more important is the academic structure of our schools, and plus other things going on district wide," says Cedrick Granberry.