Public hearing to discuss use of district facilities

SAN BENITO — San Benito CISD will host a public forum tonight at Landrum Elementary at 6 p.m. The district will discuss the most efficient uses for the district’s facilities and possible rezoning.

Superintendent Dr. Nate Carman will present proposals for effective uses of exsisting buildings and elementary rezoning.

One proposal involves converting an Dr. Garza Elementary into a STEAM academy.

Carman will go over the pros and cons of each proposal before opening up the floor for public comment.

Board action on the proposals will take place Feb. 13.

If the proposal is passed, it will take affect in the 2018-2019 school year.