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Three Proposed Facilities
Agricultural Sciences Center
Science, Technology, Engineering
and Mathematics Project Center
Second Stadium
The SAF Facility Design Committees
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Coaches
Teachers
Parents
Community members
Former students
Agriculture Science Center
Proposed Location
FFA in Katy ISD
• One of the district’s oldest
programs
• 3,000 students involved
• $80,000 in scholarships
• Students earned $576,854
from animal sales
• Rodeo generates $50,000
for agricultural programs
FFA is about…
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Leadership
Confidence building
Decision making
Public speaking
Entrepreneurship
Marketing
Media relations
Community service
Why Expand the Gerald D. Young
Agricultural Facility?
• Student safety and convenience
– animal selection can be held in
one place
• Animal safety – more space in
holding areas minimizes animal
health risk
• Ability to host multiple events at
Katy HS and Merrell Center
complex at the same time
• Aquaculture and biosciences
opportunities
• Investment in long-term solution
What is S.T.E.M.?
Science
Technology
Engineering
Mathematics
Why Build a S.T.E.M. Center?
• New graduation requirements (House
Bill 5) include S.T.E.M. and CTE diploma
endorsements.
• “S.T.E.M. Talent Boosts Economy.”
Letter to Editor, Houston Chronicle, Sept. 8, 2013
• “The S.T.E.M. occupational category is
one of the fastest growing in the
economy.”
American Youth Policy Forum
The Proposed S.T.E.M. Center
How Will the S.T.E.M. Center be Used?
• Experiments
• Projects
• Distance learning
The Proposed Second Stadium
Why a Second Stadium?
7 Competitive High Schools
and Growing!
What are Some Potential Benefits of a
Second Stadium?
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Scheduling flexibility
Preparation time between games
Soccer games/tournaments
UIL playoffs
• Marching contests/exhibitions
• Indoor space for professional
development
• Indoor/outdoor space for
community events
Who Has More Than One Stadium?
District
# of Vars. FB Teams
# of Stadiums
Houston ISD
23
4
Fort Bend ISD
11
2
Cy-Fair ISD
10
2
Katy ISD
7
1
Conroe ISD
5
2
Clear Creek ISD
5
2
Second Stadium Conceptual Design
Second Stadium Multipurpose
Facility Floor Plan Design
Second Stadium Proposed Location
What Other Locations Were
Considered?
Cinco Ranch High School
Katy High School
Mayde Creek High School
Morton Ranch High School
Seven Lakes High School
James E. Taylor High School
Katy High School No. 7
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Rhodes Stadium
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Potential Site 1 – No Price Quoted
Estimated $30m Land Cost
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Potential Site 2 – Estimated
$28m–$30m Land Cost
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Potential Site 3 – Only 56 Acres
and Possibly $24m Land Cost
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Potential Site 4 – Possibly
$35m–40m Land Cost
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Potential Site 5 – District Does Not
Own and Not Feasible
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Potential Site 6 – District Owns
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Potential Site 7 – District Sold
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Potential Site 8 – District Owns
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Cinco Ranch High School Site
OTHS
Why Next to Rhodes Stadium?
• Cost Avoidance
• Up to $40 million saved by the
District utilizing owned land.
• Infrastructure
• Utility infrastructure in place,
including drainage.
• Traffic/Parking
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Good access to and from major thoroughfares.
4,000 parking spaces; existing parking at Rhodes.
Eliminate off-site parking.
Expansion of Katyland Drive to address traffic.
• Operations
• Centralized deployment of event staff.
What is the Plan for Traffic?
This street is being widened.
Projected Facility Costs
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Agricultural Science Center
$25 million
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S.T.E.M. Project Center
$4.5 million
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14,000 Seat Stadium
$69.5 million
$99 million
No Anticipated Tax
Rate Increase
Projected Tax Rate Capacity
• Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 5
• Early voting will be held
Oct. 21 – Nov. 1
• A valid ID will be required to
vote
• Look for Katy ISD's bond
election near the end of the
ballot
• www.katyisd.org for more
information

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