Bond Buzz

Public hearings on AISD interim bond proposal at LBJ High tonight.

If the consolidated endorsement meeting (see this morning's post below) doesn't grab your attention too much, why not fill your appointment book with the last of two public hearings on the proposed interim bond issue from the Austin Independent School District? It starts tonight at 6pm at the LBJ High School cafeteria.

There's been some rumblings that AISD has been unresponsive to public inquiry about this interim bond (up to last week, the bond hotline and the website were still giving info on the 2004 bond). But one of the big components is technology expenditure, a late addition to the proposal and mostly part of legislative mandates and urgent contract changes. Since the district only has 12 IT support staff to run and repair its 32,000 computers, that may seem less like unresponsiveness and more like the sound of water being bailed out of a badly listing vessel.

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