Voters decided on a nearly $90 million dollar bond for Amarillo College. Amarillo College also had three board positions on the ballot.
Amarillo College Proposition A passed with 52% of voters for the bond and 48% of the voters against the bond. Amarillo College representatives previously told us that the funds will be distrubuted across all Amarillo campuses. The bond will have three basic goals: targeting economic development, improving public safety by training more first responders, and finding technology solutions for students. The bond will be in effect for the next 25 years. Funds will be used in phases as projects commence over the span of 8 years. A combination of funds from a 2018 grant and this bond will be used to create an innovation hub at the downtown campus. The hub will provide space to serve both seniors and the business community. The bond’s maximum increase to taxpayers is four cents per $100 valuation.
As for the Amarillo College district board positions the three canidates who received the most votes were, Paul Proffer who received 29% of the votes, David Woodburn who received 26% of the votes, and Johnny Mize who receivied 23% of the votes.
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