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8/9/04

The $98.8 Million Bond Question

Early voting is now underway in Lubbock ISD's bond election. As of Monday at 5 p.m., a total of 384 votes had been cast.

Early Voting Locations For LISD Bond Election
Early voting for the largest bond package in Lubbock school history starts Monday. Find out where to go to cast your vote.

The district is asking voters to pass a $98.8 million package. Here's how the money will be divided if the package passes. $18.4 million for new computers and educational tools. $24.5 million for capital improvements for school roofs, parking lots, and air conditioning maintenance. And $55.8 million for facilities, which include two new elementary schools and four high school expansions.

So, what does that mean to you? If passed, the bond would cost the average homeowner with a house worth $84,000, between $2.60 and $5.21 a month. Early voting continues through August 20th. Election day is August 24th.

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