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)

Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Upcoming Important Dates:

Date Event

Sept. 7 Labor Day - School Closed

Sept. 14 Board Workshop - Zoning

Sept. 14 Regular School Board Meeting

Sept. 28 Regular School Board Meeting

Sept. 29 Public Hearing: Zoning

Sept. 30 Public Hearing: Zoning

FBN updates recent property tax rate increase vote & record budget deficit: http://www.fortbendnow.com/2009/09/01/40045

Related problems continue at FBISD police dept: http://www.fortbendnow.com/2009/09/01/40049#comment-2937

The same gang that killed those two in Fresno has members at several of our high schools. Believe me, it’s serious and you have to have the training and equipment to handle them,” the officer said. “The chief, the superintendent and the school board wants everybody to believe everything is rosy in the schools. They don’t see what we see; they either don’t get it or they don’t want to admit it.FBN