The Round Rock ISD Board of Trustees unanimously called for a Bond Election to be held November 6, 2018, addressing critical growth and safety priorities across the District.

Bond projects will be grouped into one proposition totaling $508,435,000 and will result in no tax rate increase for Round Rock ISD property owners.

August 20, 2018 – Board calls for $508.4 million Bond Election in November 2018

Spicewood Elementary School - Bond 2018

Individual capital renewal and replacement project details, including playground breakdowns, can be found on the Bond 2018 project definition sheets.

Campus Projects

  • Playground improvements
  • Parking lot improvements
  • Upgrade door hardware, keys, and locks as needed
  • Exterior lighting improvements
  • Replace existing electrical panels
  • Replace existing main electrical switch gear
  • HVAC replacement and upgrade
  • Remove/replace hallway wall covering
  • Additional student restrooms
  • Irrigation controls
  • Replace fire alarm system
  • Computer Refresh – Student Laptop Cart Devices
  • Computer Refresh – Campus and Staff Devices
  • Classroom Interactive Flat Panels (Replace when existing projectors reach end of life)
  • Cafeteria AV/Multimedia System Refresh
  • Server/Storage Refresh
  • UPS Refresh
  • Technology Requests for Fine Arts
  • WAN Fiber Refresh
  • Access Control System
  • Bus/Fleet Management System
  • Campus Radios and Signal Repeaters
  • Emergency Notification System
  • Emergency Telephone/Intercom
  • Intrusion Detection/Burglar Alarm System
  • Portables Surveillance Cameras and Panic Buttons
  • Staff and Student Badging System
  • Two-Way Communication System
  • Video Surveillance System
  • Visitor Management System

Project costs are available for review on the Bond 2018 Project List

Download Campus Project Sheet

Feeder pattern projects

Spicewood Elementary feeds into Canyon Vista Middle School and Westwood High School.

Bond 2018 Projects

Bond 2018 project list by campus

Informational presentations

To request an informational presentation to be given to your neighborhood group please fill out the request form.

Presentations will begin in September and will continue until November 6, 2018.

What are bonds?

A bond is a debt instrument in which an investor loans money to the District. The proceeds from the bond are used to finance capital projects and other long term items. The District repays the principle of the bonds, along with interest, over a period of time. School districts can only sell bonds if authorization is received by voters.

Click for more about bonds
Bond dollars are not part of the district’s operating budget; they cannot be spent on any initiative or program that not explicitly identified in the bond proposition, such as teacher salaries.

Additionally, bond dollars are not subject to recapture. Recapture, or “Robin Hood” is a state law that requires Round Rock ISD to send money to the state each fiscal year out of its operating budget—this year more than $30 million. Bond dollars are $1 for $1 investment in Round Rock ISD; the state can’t take bond dollars as part of recapture.

QUESTIONS ABOUT SCHOOL BOND 2018?

l

Last day to register to vote

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Early voting

Monday, Oct. 22 – Friday, Nov. 2

Election Day

November 6, 2018

Bond 2018 News