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Community Bond 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.


Superintendent and Board of Trustees


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.


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