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Tonight: TISD board to decide on contract costs related to $275M bond

February 12, 2019

The Tomball ISD board of trustees will vote tonight at a regular meeting whether to approve the costs of projects from the $275 million bond approved by voters in 2017 that will include a new agriculture barn, natatorium and other upgrades at six of its campuses.

According to the agenda, the board will decide whether to approve $48,200 to the inspection firm Winning Way Services to review the plans and additions to Tomball Intermediate School, Tomball High School and Tomball Memorial High School.

According to the 2017 bond outline, Tomball Intermediate School will have its entrance renovated for about $1.5 million.

Tomball High School will have a new agriculture barn built for $7.1 million. Tomball City Council approved the construction of the new barn in November 2018.

The district will also build a new $15 million natatorium at Tomball Memorial High School.

The board will decide on a $30,030 contract with Miller Survey Group for the new agriculture barn and a $5,500 contract with engineering and surveying firm Jones|Carter for the natatorium project.

The agenda also lists safety and security upgrades by Custom Access & Integration on the external doors at Creekside Park Junior High for $41,210, Tomball Junior High for $46,610 and Willow Wood Junior High for $83,575.

Tonight’s meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m. at 310 South Cherry St.