La Porte ISD bond vote

La Porte ISD calls for bond vote
$203M in funds would renovate, build facilities

— reported by the Houston Chronicle

The La Porte school board on Tuesday unanimously called for a Sept. 24 bond referendum totaling more than $203 million.

Voters will have the chance to cast ballots on three different propositions.

Proposition 1, for items considered of highest priority, has a price tag of $107 million, while Proposition 2, for repairs and upgrades of secondary priority, is for $70 million.

Proposition 3, for improvements that will be needed in the future, is for $26 million.

The total for the three propositions is $203 million.

Under La Porte Independent School District’s existing tax rate of $1.7335 per $100 property value, the owner of an $85,000 house pays $918.76 in property tax.

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