San Marcos CISD Superintendent Mark Eads is recommending that a proposed new football stadium and swimming complex be separated from a larger bond package comprised primarily of new and renovated schools. If the school board goes along, voters would be asked for permission to borrow a total of $81,280,000 in two separate ballot questions:
Other capital improvement needs identified in a facilities study commissioned by district administrators — $3.5 million for a new administration building and $3.3 million for districtwide technology improvements — would be funded by tapping into the school district’s savings.
Trustees must call an election by March 1 to appear on the May 4 ballot alongside two school board seats up for re-election. Eads outlined the recommendations in a Feb. 18 letter to trustees: