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Posted on: May 4, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Last Chance to Vote for La Marque Mayor, TCISD Bond on ELECTION DAY May 5

Election Day 2018

Polling places will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Saturday May 5, 2018

ELECTION DAY is Saturday, May 5, 2018.  Polling places will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. for voting in a general election to elect a Mayor and two Councilmembers, one in District A and one in District C.

Kimberley Jones Yancy, challenger, and Bobby Hocking, incumbent, are running for position of La Marque Mayor. Keith Bell in District A and Robert Michetich in District C are running unopposed.

La Marque Community Room, 1109-B Bayou Road La Marque, Texas 77568, is a polling place. A complete list of polling places is available at cityoflamarque.org/CivicAlerts.

The Texas City ISD Board of Trustees unanimously called for a $136.1 million school bond election for May 5, 2018. This includes four new replacement schools and three district-wide initiatives. This action came after a recommendation from the Facilities Advisory Committee (FAC), made up of more than 70 Texas City-La Marque community members who spent more than 3 months studying current facilities, educational programs and student population.

The FAC recommended replacing the following schools: Guajardo Elementary School (formerly Northside) at a cost of $25.7 million, La Marque Elementary School at a cost of $24.4 million, La Marque Middle School at a cost of $44.5 million and La Marque Primary School at a cost of $24.1 million. In addition, the FAC recommended district-wide improvements for all schools with the following initiatives: safety and security at a cost of $6.5 million, roofs and parking at a cost of $9 million and one computer for every student in grades 7-12 at a cost of $1.9 million.

For information on the TCISD Bond Election, visit www.tcisd.org/our-district/bond2018

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