MARD ISD BOND INFORMATION

November 2023 Bond Information

On November 7, 2023, Mart ISD is asking voters to approve a $50 million dollar bond proposal. This proposal will be a no-tax increase proposal which promises voters that their tax rate will stay the same. The bond proposal targets new 313 projects in the area to provide the increased revenue. The most urgent project to be funded is an addition to the elementary campus where the district has seen substantial enrollment growth.

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PAST BOND ELECTIONS

May 2021 Bond Information

On May 1, 2021, Mart ISD voters approved a $20 million dollar bond proposal. This proposal was a no-tax increase proposal which promised voters that their I&S tax rate would stay the same. The bond proposal targeted new 313 projects in the area to provided the increased revenue. The district only purchases bonds each September according to projected values. Thus far, only Prairie Hill Windfarm is online. Roseland Solar should have values that are added to projections next September. Since the bond proposal, 3 other chapter 313 agreements have been proposed for the district. Once, and if, those projects are approved by the state comptroller and school board they will be added to revenue projections.

Original authorized amount: $20 million
Purchased September 2021: $9 million
Purchased September 2022: $5 million
Purchased September 2023: $4 million

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PROPOSITION A:
$12 MILLION AUTHORIZED

FOR THE ACQUISITION AND EQUIPMENT OF SCHOOL BUILDINGS IN THE DISTRICT (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE REHABILITATION, RENOVATION, EXPANSION AND/OR IMPROVEMENT OF ELEMENTARY, MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL BUILDINGS AND OTHER SCHOOL BUILDINGS IN THE DISTRICT, THE ACQUISITION AND UPDATE OF TECHNOLOGY EQUIPMENT TO BE USED FOR SCHOOL SECURITY PURPOSES, AND THE ACQUISITION AND UPDATE OF TECHNOLOGY INFRASTRUCTURE INTEGRAL TO THE CONSTRUCTION OF A FACILITY), THE PURCHASE OF THE NECESSARY SITES FOR SCHOOL BUILDINGS, AND THE PURCHASE OF SCHOOL BUSES.

PROPOSITION B:
$5 MILLION AUTHORIZED

FOR THE CONSTRUCTION, ACQUISITION, AND EQUIPMENT OF MART HIGH SCHOOL STADIUM (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, FIELD HOUSE ADDITION /RENOVATION, AND REPLACING FIELD AND TRACK SURFACES)

PROPOSITION C:
$3 MILLION AUTHORIZED

FOR THE CONSTRUCTION, ACQUISITION, AND EQUIPMENT OF RECREATIONAL FACILITIES IN THE DISTRICT CONSISTING OF BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL FIELDS AND ATHLETIC TRAINING AND PRACTICE FACILITIES

Purchases Made to Date:

PURCHASES MADE UNDER PROPOSITION A:

  • elementary playground and walking track $364,625

  • 2 new buses $205,190

  • sidewalk along JL Davis Ave. $105,549

  • elementary security upgrades $17,395

  • administration building including student testing facility $2.8 million

  • bus and maintenance buildings and lot $2.1 million

  • concrete parking lots $2.1 million

PURCHASES MADE UNDER PROPOSITION B:

  • turf and track $2,964,220

  • athletic complex fencing $104,225

  • athletic equipment $17,041

  • electric upgrades and repairs $13,200

PURCHASES MADE UNDER PROPOSITION C:

  • baseball/softball turf fields $3 million

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November 2017 Bond Information

On November 7, 2017, Mart ISD voters approved a $9.2 million dollar bond proposal. This bond was proposed in order to build a new high school, including ag facilities, a gym, science labs, as well as increasing the number of classrooms in the existing elementary building. The district received a $4 million donation from the J.L. Davis family to begin construction. The remaining $9.2 million authorized by this bond proposal completed the projects.

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