The Greater Magnolia Chamber of Commerce will host a public forum, to discuss the Lone Star College System (LSCS) bond election, at 7 p.m., Monday, April 29, at the West County Community Development Center, 31355 Friendship Dr. This forum is open to the public.
LSCS Vice Chancellor Ray Laughter and LSC-Tomball President Dr. Susan Karr will make a presentation followed by a Question & Answer session. Questions from the public will be accepted at the forum. LSCS has called for a $497.7 million bond referendum, which will help accommodate student enrollment that is projected to exceed 100,000 by 2018.
Last February members of the LSCS Board responded to a committee of citizen leaders by voting unanimously to put a bond referendum in front of area voters for approval. The citizens' committee, representing area businesses, education, government and civic sectors, recommended the college system build new learning facilities and infrastructure to accommodate the historical growth the system is experiencing.
The bond referendum that goes before voters on May 11 includes a Magnolia satellite campus.
For more information please call the Chamber at 281-356-1488 or email,