Austin Community College District (ACC) taxpayers will vote on a proposed $770 million general obligation bond during the November 8, 2022 election.
The bond includes funds to support projects across all regions of the district: North, Central, and South.
Projects dedicated for the Central region will serve Central and East Austin, Elgin, and Manor. The bond would fund the expansion of facilities that serve critical workforce programs, including computer science and IT, manufacturing, and health sciences, and would create space for the college to expand high-demand student support services such as child care and health clinics.
Below is a breakdown of the types of projects you can expect at each site.
|Rio Grande||$40 million||Expansion of Computer Science | Cyber Security Program|
|Highland||$100 million||Expansion of Advanced Manufacturing, Provides space for the implementation of a new Entrepreneurship Institute and Cyber Security Program|
|Eastview||$15 million||Expansion of Health Sciences and of student services | Childcare, Student Health Services & Modernization of Campus Technology|
|Elgin||$25 million||New Skilled Trades building for Welding and Advanced Manufacturing|
The college is able to issue bonds without raising its tax rate. Read more here.
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