"Fort Bend stands to lose anywhere from $49.4 million a year to $73.9 million a year,” Hoke said. “Considering that our budget is $488 million, that is almost 20 percent of our operating budget that may disappear next year.” FB Sun
--Is the district trying to make the case for yet another property tax rate increase while they sit on $368,636,089 million in reserve funds (120 million for the rainy day fund)???
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)