Members of the Bowie 4B Sales Tax Corporation convened the first of two public hearings on the proposed industrial technology center to be built at North Central Texas College-Bowie.
There were three citizens in attendance at the brief hearing.
The 4B board is has proposed to build an 8,750-square-foot center that will be home to a welding and machining lab as well as the new location for the petroleum technology program.
Estimated cost is about $2.9 million, which will be funded in part by a $2 million revenue bond and cash provided by the board. The ITC would be located southeast of the present building at 810 South Mill Street.
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