Bond Project FAQs

  • What projects are included in the 2019 bond?

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    BOND PACKAGE- $149,950,000

    Middle School No. 2 - $62,501,000
    -Grade-level (6,7,8) academic wings
    -Located on Old Weatherford Road
    -1,200 student capacity
    -Opens Falls 2022


    Aledo Middle School Renovation/Expansion - $33,446,000
    -Grade-level (6,7,8) academic wings
    -New library, fine arts wing, cafeteria space, field house
    -1,200 student capacity
    -Opens Fall 2022


    Elementary School No. 6 - $35,858,000
    -Grade-level academic wings
    -Located on FM 5 in Annetta
    -Opens Falls 2021


    McAnally Intermediate Renovation to Elementary School - $9,611,000
    -Grade-level academic wings
    -Additional classrooms
    -800 student capacity
    -Opens Falls 2022


    Vandagriff Renovation to Early Childhood Campus - $1,709,000
    -Pre-Kindergarten
    -Preschool Program for Children with Disabilities
    -Daycare for Aledo ISD employees
    -Opens Falls 2022


    Coder Elementary, Stuard Elementary, McCall Elementary furniture replacement - $1,800,000
    -Supports collaborative learning and Aledo ISD's Instructional Focus


    Land for future school sites - $4,525,000

    School buses - $500,000

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  • What is the plan for the naming of the new Elementary No. 6 and new Middle School No. 2

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    Aledo ISD’s Board policy requires the Board of Trustees to name District facilities. The District expects the Board to consider names for the new campuses in the fall of 2020. The District is committed to continuing to honor those for whom our current campuses are named. The Board will decide at that time how these names will be used to name campuses.

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  • How is the District working to address the roadway and traffic impacts of the bond projects?

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    The 2019 Bond proposal includes funds for improvements to two roadways in association with the construction of Middle School No. 2 and Elementary School No. 6. Middle School No. 2 will be located on Old Weatherford Road. This road is under the jurisdiction of the City of Fort Worth which requires that the district improve this road along the property frontage. In addition, Old Weatherford Road is in need of improvements for safe and reliable passage. Elementary School No. 6 will be located on FM 5 in Annetta. FM 5 is a roadway on the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) system, and under TxDOT jurisdiction. Given that the school will create additional traffic flow to and from the school, TxDOT and the district are working together to plan for FM 5 improvements, to include deceleration and turn lanes. The bond includes funds for roadway improvements. The district is actively working with the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) and TxDOT on securing other funding and coordinating efforts with other landowners and developers on both of these roadway projects.

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  • When will the new attendance zones be determined?

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    The District expects that the Board of Trustees will appoint an attendance zone committee in December of 2020. The committee will be constructed in a way that is similar to how the Bearcat Growth Committee (BGC) was constructed, with a diverse community and AISD staff representation. This committee will work, over a period of months, to review, analyze, and synthesize data to include up-to-date student demographic projections, housing development projections, campus capacities, instructional programming needs, AISD transportation data, and community feedback. The attendance zone committee will recommend proposed attendance zones for both elementary and middle schools to the Board of Trustees. The Board of Trustees will have the opportunity to provide feedback and ask questions to be considered by the committee. The District expects that the Board will approve updated attendance zones by the late spring of 2021.

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  • Will school be held while the buildings are being renovated?

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    Yes, school will be held concurrently with construction, as is very common in K-12 construction projects. The bulk of the construction that may impact students/staff will occur over the course of (2) summer periods. The contractors, along with the architects and AISD (owner), will work together to phase the work around the campus schedule and needs. This involves barriers, fences with screening and temporary partition walls to maintain separation from the contractors and students/staff. The contractors will have a fenced area with screening to house a job trailer, material laydown yard, portable toilets, and worker parking. AISD utilizes a third-party background check badging program for all contract construction workers to be permitted on-site.

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  • What will the school colors and mascot be for Middle School No. 2?

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    Keeping in tradition with all Aledo ISD campuses, Middle School No. 2 will use orange and black colors and the Bearcat mascot.

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  • When would Coder, Stuard and McCall receive the new furniture?

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    The new furniture is expected to be received by Coder, Stuard and McCall in the Summer of 2020. The existing furniture would be removed in early summer and new furniture is expected to be delivered before school opens after summer cleaning and waxing.

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  • What is the life cycle of the new schools in this bond?

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    The new schools in this bond will have a life-cycle commensurate with all properly designed and maintained public buildings such as government office buildings, public schools, hospitals, etc., which is intended to be 50+ years.

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  • Does the District receive state funding for the construction of schools?

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    No, Aledo ISD does not receive state funding for the construction of schools. Aledo ISD is budgeted to receive a minimal amount of state funding (approximately $250,000) during the 2019-2020 year to assist with the repayment of the District’s annual debt service payments.

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  • If there is a future economic downturn, will AISD be able to pay off debt associated w/this bond?

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    With the conservative assumptions projected for future property value in the District, coupled with only using four (4) years of property value growth, the District will be able to pay off the debt associated with this bond proposal if there is a future economic downturn.

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  • What is the role of Aledo ISD’s Director of Facilities & Construction?

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    In the fall of 2018, the Aledo ISD Administration and Board of Trustees created the District’s first Director of Facilities & Construction position. The Administration and Board created the position so that Aledo ISD would have a construction professional on staff to serve the facility needs of the rapidly growing student population, and to represent, above all else, the interests of the Aledo ISD students, staff, and community. Tyler Boswell was hired by the Board of Trustees in November of 2018, and he leads and coordinates all facility planning and construction in the District, including the planning and implementation of bond programs. Mr. Boswell has more than 20 years of experience in leading all phases of construction projects, and most recently worked in Arlington ISD as a project manager supervising 15 bond projects.


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