During early voting, Prairiland ISD voters will have the chance to have their voices heard in regard to a $16 million bond package the district will use to fund a new career and technology center, alongside a multi-purpose indoor athletic facility.
The district is also hosting a public meeting at 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 21, 2022, in the high school’s gym to answer any questions regarding the May 7 bond election.
Voters recently approved a $7.5 million bond in 2021, which funded additions to Blossom Elementary School and Prairiland Junior High School.
Superintendent Jeff Ballard said the solar farms being built in Prairiland’s district – adding taxable value – alongside the current tax rate, taxes will not see an increase.
Prairiland’s CTE will offer agriculture, workforce-related classes, veterinary technical lab, floral design lab, metal shop, woodshop, new greenhouse, and Health Science Program. The district will also include a culinary arts lab alongside child development classes and principles of human services within its family and consumer sciences.
Boys and girls dressing rooms, weight room, training rooms, coaches’ offices and indoor workout facility with turf will be within the multipurpose athletic facility.
Early voting on Prairiland’s $16 million bond package will be from April 25-May 3 from 8 a.m.to 4 p.m. in the administration’s office. Election Day is May 7.