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GRAPEVINE (CBSDFW.COM) – Voters in Grapevine-Colleyville ISD approved a $248.975 million dollar bond package with 54 percent support.

The bond package is made up of more than 1,300 projects selected by the Facilities & Innovation Readiness Team (FIRST), a group of 59 district stakeholders.

Bond package highlights include rebuilding of Cannon Elementary, replacing aging HVAC, expanding wireless network capacity, buying new buses to replace older high mileage vehicles and adding classrooms on some campuses.

“All of us in GCISD, especially our students and staff, thank voters, community members and our most loyal supporters for recognizing the importance of the items outlined in the bond,” said GCISD Superintendent Dr. Robin Ryan. “LEAD 2021, our strategic plan, calls us to transform the education experience in GCISD so that we are better preparing students for the world that awaits them now and in the future and this bond package will help continue to provide opportunities for students.”

“I want to personally thank everyone who served on FIRST for your time, energy, passion and unwavering focus on the students and staff of GCISD,” said Dr. Ryan. “Without your commitment to the future success of students, staff and ultimately the district, this bond package would not have been possible.”

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