Roby ISD considers future possibilities

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In the midst of polemical deliberations earlier this month, the Roby Board of Trustees listened to John Blackburn with Live Oak Public Finance LLC’s presentation on wind energy, the district’s Chapter 313 agreement, and how a possible bond could affect the future. When Superintendent Keith Cook took over as the district’s chief educator just two months ago, he was briefed on the anticipated wind farm.

He discussed the Chapter 313 agreement with representatives at Moak, Casey & Associates who represent Roby CISD in the matter. Cook also spoke with Haskell CISD Superintendent Bill Alcorn, as the Haskell School District also has an agreement with Mesquite Star Special, LLC, who is planning a wind energy project in the southwestern portion of Fisher County. Alcorn recommended Blackburn and Live Oak as they most recently worked with the Haskell School District to get the bond for its new facilities. Blackburn also advised and assisted Aspermont ISD in acquiring the bond the district used to finance the constriction of its new elementary building

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