Election 2018: Voters vote against $20 million bond for new elementary school

Posted at 6:48 PM, May 05, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-24 21:31:41-04

Voters in West decided against moving forward with a $20 million bond for a new elementary school.

The school district proposed to build a new elementary school that would replace the current campus built in 1952. 

According to district officials, a new building would allow them to have larger classrooms, which could be beneficial for instruction. In addition, it would improve the security and safety of the school. 

 If approved, folks with homes valued at $100,000, would pay $233 extra in taxes per year. 

The new school, which would be ready in August of 2020, would be located near the middle school and high school. 

West ISD superintendent announced that the bond failed 529-468. 

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