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ACC Regents Approve Parking Lot Refurbishment

Alvin Community College regents voted unanimously to refurbish a portion of the college parking lot during their meeting on November 16.

Regents approved a $528,000 contract with Texas Precision Paving to rebuild the parking lots adjoining the Student Center, Pottery Studio, Building and Building H. The project will include new paving and striping

The project was originally part of the 2018 Maintenance Note Project.

Board members also approved the tuition rate and waivers to participate in the Financial Aid for Swift Transfer (FAST) program. FAST was created through House Bill 8 that was approved by state lawmakers in the last regular session.

The program affects students who are educationally and economically disadvantaged. The state will provide $55 per credit hour for students who qualify for FAST. The program will go into effect in Spring 2024.

Regents also:

-approved staffing augmentation for IT

-heard annual report on board member training

-heard annual college data report

-approved votes for member of Brazoria County Appraisal District

-approved grant programs for 2023-24

-approved hiring for athletic director, Economics instructor and Biology instructor

The board will have its next meeting on January 11 at 6 p.m. in the Nolan Ryan Center.