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Sulphur Springs ISD to hold town hall meeting on bond proposal Tue. Oct. 4

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Lindsey Wiley
Texas A&M University-Commerce

The district is presenting an $81.5M package to voters, who rejected a $93M bond in May.

The Sulphur Springs Independent School District is hosting a town hall meeting this evening on the topic of a bond proposal that will go before local voters in November. A $93 million bond package was rejected by Sulphur Springs ISD voters in May. The version that will go on November ballots has been timmed down to $81.5 million.

Almost half of the revised package would go to construct a new Travis Primary School campus. The district would like to build the new Travis Primary campus adjacent to the current Sulphur Springs Elementary School campus. The bond proposal would allocate $5 million worth of upgrades to Sulphur Springs Elementary School, including a reconfigured front entrance with security features. Bowie Primary School would receive $10 million worth of expansions and improvements, while Sulphur Springs High School would get $25 million worth of work, including a new front office and security vestibule and a new roof.

Tonight’s town hall meeting is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church, located at 116 Oak Avenue in Sulphur Springs.