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Construction

Ignacio R. Alaniz Jr.

Ignacio R. Alaniz Jr.

Director

(956) 473-7963

ialaniz@uisd.net

 

The Construction Management Department is responsible for project planning and coordinating design and construction activities for all district projects.

Goal

To provide a safe and nurturing environment conducive to learning for all occupants.

Objective

Driven by student population growth, United Independent School District is registering approximately 2,000 new students per year; ranking as one of the fastest growing school districts in Texas. With every Construction Bond passed, the Construction Management Department works closely and collectively with the District Students, parents, citizen committee members and administrative staff to outline a building program that reflects the needs and vision to create the best environment for teaching and learning.

Construction Bond History

The following outline of successfully passed construction bonds dating back to the district’s inception have allowed construction of (4) High Schools, (9) Middle Schools, (26) Elementary Schools, various additions, remodels and support facilities.
 
NOVEMBER 5, 2013 BOND PROGRAM

Furthermore, an overview of projects approved during the November 5, 2013 Bond Election with a completion timeline of 2019 includes:
 
NEW SCHOOLS FOR INCREASED ENROLLMENT:
14 New Schools–(7) Elementary Schools (Replacement of Salinas and Clark Elementary Schools)—(3) Middle Schools –(4) Ninth Grade Campuses.
 
SAFETY AND SECURITY
Security Stations at
main entrance of all campuses—Building Access control panels for perimeter doors at all campuses—-Upgrade security surveillance camera systems — Replacement of Fire/Security Alarm Systems, Public Address Systems and exit door panic devices at various campuses.
 
TECHNOLOGY
District-Wide Wireless Network Upgrades—Network infrastructure upgrades at various schools— District –Wide Instructional Video Distribution System and
 
ADDITIONS AND RENOVATIONS AT VARIOUS CAMPUSES

 

Bond History

Bond Date Amount of Bond Result
4/24/65 $500,000 Passed
4/18/70 $675,000 Passed
10/16/70 $1,000,000 Passed
9/13/75 $2,000,000 Passed
12/06/80 $10,000,000 Passed
11/17/84 $7,500,000 Passed
12/08/87 $15,000,000 Passed
10/28/89 $39,000,000 Passed
10/23/93 $75,000,000 Passed
6/02/98 $115,000,000 Passed
11/22/03 $142,000,000 Passed
11/05/13 $408,712,549 Passed

 

Facilities and Construction