ACC campus in Bastrop?
Bringing an Austin Community College Campus (ACC) to Bastrop will be on the November ballot. Independent Texans will take a vote on whether we support or oppose this issue this Saturday, October 9th at 2 pm. The meeting will be held at Schlotzsky’s in Bastrop (on the frontage road in front of Walmart). People can vote if they have been to a previous meeting of Independent Texans AND if they are going to volunteer to help with one or both of the two races which have been endorsed by Independent Texans; Pati Jacobs for State Representative, House District 17 and/or Rocky Palmquist, County Commissioner Precinct 4 in Bastrop.
We are providing four links to articles below stating the pros and cons of opening an ACC campus in Bastrop which were printed in The Bastrop Advertiser. We hope you will read these articles before casting your vote on Saturday.
The Bastrop Advertiser ran two articles, each with pros and cons. Following are the link to those articles.
What is Bastrop’s # 1 Higher Education Need?
Is ACC the highest and best use of taxpayer post secondary education dollars?
What is the impact of the ACC annexation and who controls the tax rate?
What are the payoffs versus the costs of Bastrop joining the ACC district?