A QUESTION THAT CRITICS OF THE CURRENT FBISD BUDGET DEFICIT RAISED DURING THE NEW TRUANCY POLICY INITIATIVE EARLIER THIS YEAR ASKED WAS THIS BEING USED TO GENERATE ADDITIONAL FUNDS FOR FBISD'S FIRST EVER BUDGET DEFICIT.
See this chronicle piece for more:
FBW comment: Apparently, nearly 8% of the student population has received citations this year raising almost 1 million dollars in district revenue. IS YOUR CHILD NEXT?
FBISDWatch would like to thank Dawna Loose and John Fjord for their assistance in following this story.
2009 FBISD Tax Hearing (On YouTube)
CLICK HERE FOR THE 2009 FBISD CONTROVERSIAL TAX HEARING (YES THEY ARE RAISING THEM AGAIN--see petition of over 500 district taxpayers asking for board accountability) --In case anyone missed it they raised the property tax rate again (4th time) in 2010 and more than likely will do so again in 2011 facing another projected 15-20 million dollar budget deficit, according to some media reports. ***NEW*** ..Petition TO STOP THE GSTC (Global Science Museum being planned at the district central office--near $30 million dollar project that superintendent Jenney is pushing): http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/stopthegcst/ (see update below on this apparently ending this project after 2 years)