At the regular Board meeting held on Monday, August 24, the GISD Board of Trustees voted to cancel the November 3rd election. The initial election, scheduled for May 2nd, was postponed to November 3rd due to the pandemic. These elections included the Board of Trustees election as well as the Bond election.
The Board of Trustees places up for election are:
Place 1:Mike Rosenberg Place 2:Marvin Royal Place 3: Will Presson
All places were unopposed, thus allowing the cancellation of the election. In November, those taking the seats will be: Place 1: Latecia Hendricks Place 2: Marvin Royal Place 3: Dan Doss
In addition, the $35.1 million bond election was also cancelled. The Board of Trustees voted unanimously to cancel the election due to the current state of the economy. However, the information gathered from the bond planning process, including the countless hours invested in by the facilities steering committee, will be utilized when the Board determines it is economically responsible to bring the Bond issue back to a public vote.
The $35.1 million bond was set to expand Lee Intermediate and Chalmers Elementary in addition to a multitude of capital improvements throughout the district.