Committee

The Killeen ISD Bond Steering Committee members were selected through board member and staff nominations to represent the Killeen ISD community.

Purpose of the Bond Steering Committee

The purpose of the Bond Steering Committee is to provide facility, equipment and infrastructure recommendations to the Killeen ISD Board of Trustees after analyzing a district-wide facilities assessment, enrollment projections, financial data, results of a community survey, and other data relevant in creating and maintaining learning environments that align with the district’s mission, vision and goals.

Charge of the Committee

To help the district plan for the future, the Bond Steering Committee is charged to:

  • Assess and prioritize the district’s current and long-term facility needs, including, but not limited to:
    • District growth and capacity
    • Building age, safety and condition
    • Student and program equity
    • Evolving educational delivery and programs
  • Develop and prioritize potential projects, including new construction, renovations/additions, and other areas that may arise from community input
  • Consider the educational needs of all students and align recommendations with the district’s mission, vision and goals
  • Represent the entire school district community, values and perceptions, and seek input from other residents
  • Consider the district’s current financial position and funding methods to develop a recommendation that is fiscally sound
  • To bring forward a plan to the KISD Board of Trustees that will include recommendations as to what should be included and how much money should be requested in a possible bond election

COMMITTEE MEMBERS

  • 100+ invited residents and taxpayers committed to the students of Killeen ISD
  • Represent a diverse cross-section of our district.
  • Members include parents, non-parents, campus staff, community and business members, and a mix of backgrounds and geographic representation.
  • Bring varying perspectives from our communities.
  • Invited through nominations from Board Members and Administration.

Committee Chairpersons:

Brenda Coley, Hal Schiffman and Bill Kliewer will serve as the Committee’s Chairpersons. The Chairpersons will lead each committee meeting and facilitate large group discussion to ensure the committee:

  • Remains focused on the purpose and charge of the group
  • Stays on task with the intentionality of making sound data-informed decisions
  • Ensure all ideas and/or positions are able to be shared in an open environment of trust
  • Seeks to build consensus as defined by the group members

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