FORT BEND ISD VOTERS APPROVE $992.6 MILLION BOND REFERENDUM (11/8/2018)
Bond program includes funding for projects including construction, safety and security enhancements
Fort Bend ISD (November 8, 2018) – Fort Bend ISD voters approved a $992.6 million bond package Tuesday, amounting to the largest bond program in the growing District’s history. According to the unofficial results, 74 percent of Fort Bend ISD voters supported the bond proposal. Projects included in the bond referendum included funding for the construction of new schools and classroom additions, safety and security enhancements, renovations to address maintenance and adequacy throughout the District, and transportation and technology.
The District currently serves more than 76,000 students, with enrollment expected to reach 85,700 by the year 2027.
“The approved 2018 Bond Program marks a significant investment in the future of Fort Bend ISD, and will support achievement of our mission and vision. I am thankful for the community’s ongoing engagement and support on behalf of our students,” said FBISD Superintendent of Schools Dr. Charles Dupre.