• Community Bond Committee Charter

    Purpose of Group:

    Collaborative development of a bond package recommendation for presentation to the Everman ISD Board of Trustees and ultimately to the Everman ISD community in November 2019.

    Champions:  

    Superintendent and Board of Trustees

    Charge:

    Become informed of current EISD needs and goals and design a bond referendum proposal that supports district goals, meets student needs and can be supported by the Everman community.

    Membership:

    Community members (list provided at first meeting)

    Scope of Work:

    • Consideration and analysis of demographic, facilities and technology data related to possible bond election
    • Basic understanding of public school finance and district financial data
    • Review of district facilities, and growth needs
    • Collaborative formulation of bond package
    • Participation in follow-up activities that result from bond proposal

    Parameters or Constraints:

    • Sound financial and facility-use stewardship
    • Students’ needs
    • Legislative mandates
    • Established district processes
    • Whole-district considerations
    • District Mission
    • Adequate and equitable communications
    • Timeline for November 2019 bond election
    • Board of Trustees action

    Capabilities and Strengths:

    • Professional district resource people, demographer, architect and facilitator
    • Past bond referendum information and historical data
    • Accurate financial data and construction cost data
    • Diversity, knowledge, and expertise of committee—individually and collectively

    Follow-up Responsibilities of Committee:

    • Participate in public bond information meetings should bond election be called by the Board of Trustees
    • Review, assimilate and prioritize data for sound and informed decision making
    • Attend each bond steering committee meeting