Growing to meet the needs of a growing community

Members of the Lone Star College System Board of Trustees responded to a committee of citizen leaders in February when they voted unanimously to put a bond referendum in front of area voters for approval on May 11. The citizens’ committee, representing area business, education, government and civic sectors, recommended to the board that the college system build new learning facilities and infrastructure to accommodate the system’s historical growth.

The $497.7 million bond referendum includes financing for learning facilities at each campus – projects that were prioritized and outlined by the group of citizen leaders as part of their recommendation to the board. The May 11 election will also include for consideration three trustee seats on the LSCS Board.

The 2013 bond referendum expands capacity to meet unprecedented student population growth. In the five short years since the last bond referendum in 2008, LSCS has added 30,000 students, which is equivalent to adding the combined total enrollment of five medium-sized colleges like Alvin Community College, Lee College, Galveston College, Temple College and Victoria College.

  • Project Overview

    Lone Star College System project overview - $497.7 million bond referendum

    • New instructional and support buildings – 996,000 sf
    • Renovations to existing facilities – 252,000 sf
    • Increase parking – 5,630 spaces
    • Improve campus safety and security

    • Expand and upgrade technology infrastructure
    • Improve traffic flow and campus access
  • LSC-CyFair

    LSC-CyFair campus

    LSC-CyFair Improvements - $55 Million

    • New instructional building – 100,000 sf
    • New instructional building – 50,000 sf
    • Increase parking – 1,000 spaces
    • County required traffic improvements
    • Renovations - 31,000 sf
    • LSC-Fairbanks Center – 200 parking spaces
  • LSC-Kingwood

    LSC-Kingwood theater building

    LSC-Kingwood Improvements - $38.2 Million

    • New healthcare instructional building – 50,000 sf
    • Student services expansion – 5,000 sf
    • New instructional building – 20,000 sf
    • Increase parking – 450 spaces
    • Renovations - 28,000 sf
  • LSC-Montgomery

    LSC-Montgomery General Academic Center

    LSC-Montgomery Improvements - $38.9 Million

    • New student services building – 60,000 sf
    • New university center – 54,000 sf
    • Increase parking – 420 spaces
    • Widen and improve entry drives
    • Renovations - 82,000 sf
  • LSC-North Harris

    LSC-North Harris clock tower and courtyard

    LSC-North Harris Improvements - $120 Million

    • New instructional building – 70,000 sf
    • New workforce training building – 50,000 sf
    • New instructional building – 50,000 sf
    • Increase parking – 930 spaces
    • New loop road and Richey Road entry drive
    • Renovations - 16,000 sf
    • LSC-Victory Center expansion – 25,000 sf
    • Future East Aldine Center – 85,000 sf +650 parking
  • LSC-Tomball

    LSC-Tomball Performing Arts Center

    LSC-Tomball Improvements - $102 Million

    • New student services/instructional building – 60,000 sf
    • Increase parking – 300 spaces
    • New campus entry drive
    • Build-out Health Science Building – 20,000 sf
    • Renovations - 22,000 sf
    • Future Creekside Center – 85,000 sf +650 parking
    • Future Magnolia Center – 85,000 sf +650 parking
  • LSC-University Park

    LSC-University Park campus exterior

    LSC-University Park Improvements - $59.3 Million

    • New instructional science building – 50,000 sf
    • New instructional arts building – 45,000 sf
    • Increase parking – 170 spaces
    • Renovations - 48,000 sf
  • Lone Star College System

    LSC-System Office training and development center

    System-wide support projects - $84.1 Million

    • Campus safety and security improvements
    • Campus technology infrastructure upgrades and expansion
    • Program management and land acquisitions
    • Cost and growth contingencies
    • New educational support building – 46,000 sf
    • Increase parking – 210 spaces
    • County required traffic improvements
    • Renovations - 5,000 sf
Red Door

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Opening doors to a better community

Smart Investment for Future Growth

  • No tax rate increase
  • Added 30,000 students in past 5 years; 58% growth
  • Projecting more than 100,000 students by 2018
  • Strong budget management and
    accelerated debt pay down
  • AAA Bond Rating
  • Frozen tax rate for 65+ and disabled
  • Rapidly increasing community demand

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Financial Summaries

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