The college began planning for a potential bond election in 2009. In 2013, a community-based advisory committee identified $1.9 billion worth of projects from ACC’s Facilities Master Plan. The committee reduced the list to $499 million. ACC trustees cut another $115 million in June 2014.
PROPOSITION 1: Planning and Construction for Future Growth
- ACC Highland Campus, phase II—includes repurposing Highland Mall to serve as a regional workforce innovation center, regional health sciences center including STEM simulator lab, digital and creative media center, culinary and hospitality center, and incubator space.
- New campus in Leander
- Acquisition of new property for regional workforce center in southeast Travis County
Proposition 1 total: $224.8 million
PROPOSITION 2: Existing Campus Growth, Renovation, Health, Safety, and Sustainability
- Renovating ACC’s almost 100-year-old historic Rio Grande Campus
- Constructing a regional ﬁrst-responders training center at Hays Campus
- Constructing an Elgin Campus workforce training center to house veterinary technician and sustainable agricultural entrepreneurship training
- Renovating buildings districtwide for health, environmental sustainability, safety, and technology
- Expanding Round Rock Campus
Proposition 2 total: $161.17 million
For a home valued at $200,000, the final estimated monthly tax impact of both bonds propositions would be:
|Standard homestead*||Seniors, homeowners with disabilities**|
*ACC taxpayers receive a standard $5,000 homestead exemption.
**Seniors and residents with disabilities receive an additional $125,000 exemption.