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)

Friday, May 8, 2009

FBN: More High Ranking Senior Administrators Jump Ship As Elections Approach Saturday!

Another High-Ranking Administrator Leaves FBISD
May, 2009 | by Bob Dunn, FBN

Update: Tom Carter has left Fort Bend Independent School District, FortBendNow has learned - the second member of the district’s senior leadership team to leave in the past 10 weeks.

Carter, the district’s chief auxiliary services officer, couldn’t be reached for comment. However, his former secretary said he no longer works for the district. FBISD spokeswoman Mary Ann Simpson said Carter retired from his position effective Tuesday. He had begun in his position as chief auxiliary services officer in August 2008.

Among others, Carter supervised FBISD Director of Transportation Richard Torres and Director of Facilities Michael Johnson.

The two drew criticism from district employees earlier this year, who accused Johnson of having routine vehicle maintenance performed on his pickup truck at district maintenance facilities, over which Johnson holds authority...(get the complete story at: http://www.fortbendnow.com/2009/05/07/37714#comment-1942

FBW Comment: Be sure and bring an end to leadership without accountability to the voters and taxpayers and a board that only takes orders. VOTE for Carlos Cain, Bruce Albright (endorsed by teachers from across the district, watch groups and fellow candidate Rodrigo Carreon)

SATURDAY POLLING STATIONS LIST: http://www.co.fort-bend.tx.us/getSitePage.asp?sitePage=5660