Monday, February 15, 2010

FBN: Global "Taj Mahal" Placed On Hold Finally (Until 2012)--see link below--

Chronicle update:

FBN: Jenney Agrees To ‘Delay’ Global Science Center Opening Until 2012
By: Jamie Mock on Mon, Feb 15, 2010 News

More than 1,000 Fort Bend Independent School District employees submitted to the district ideas on how to reduce the looming $18 million deficit budget, and included in the suggestions was postponing the proposed Global Center for Science and Technology or abandoning the plan altogether.

FBISD Superintendent Timothy Jenney sent an e-mail to employees at the end of last week, outlining the top ten suggestions that received the most comments from staff.

The total capital cost of the center – which is to include a planetarium, giant rotating lobby globe, interactive labs and a “Sci-Max” theater – have been estimated by a district-appointed feasibility committee at $26.4 million...

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