Bond Proposition Information
ABOUT THE BOND
The bond election included five separate propositions that addressed three primary areas – (1) Facilities, (2) Basic Infrastructure (streets, sidewalks, drainage and flooding) and (3) Parks and Trails.
The bond is comprised of the following propositions:
PROPOSITION 1: Municipal Facility $21 million
A multi-purpose building to house a library, municipal court, city hall, community multi-purpose space and emergency-preparedness space.
PROPOSITION 2: Public Safety Facility $6.75 million
A facility to house the police department and related emergency and training facilities.
PROPOSITION 3: Streets $12.25 million
Street projects identified in the City’s Transportation Master Plan and Downtown Plan, including improvements to the intersection of FM 967 and Main St., other improvements along Main St., and work on Old Goforth Rd. and San Antonio St.
PROPOSITION 4: Drainage $7 million
Flood Control, runoff and other drainage projects as identified in the City’s Master Drainage Plan, including West Goforth Area Flooding, FM 2770 Fire Station Area Flooding, Bluff Street Area Flooding, Houston Street Area Flooding, Oxbow Neighborhood Flooding and Lifschutz Headwaters Area Flooding.
PROPOSITION 5: Parks and Trails $8 million
Improvements to City Park and various trails as identified in the City Parks, Recreation, Trails and Open Space Master Plan, including public parks and recreational facilities on both the east and west side of the city.
The Oxbow Drainage Improvement project is moving along. Here is the latest update for Wednesday, Aug. 14: Patin Construction is moving along quite well and will be ready to initial walk through tomorrow afternoon. - Channel is nearly complete -...
We’re nearing the end of Old Goforth Road improvement project! Initial paving will occur this Friday and Saturday (August 9-10, 2019) to permit one-way only traffic from North to South (from the intersection of FM 2001 and CR 119 south to the...
July 30, 2019 Update The FM 967 and Main Street intersection improvement project is underway! The power and communications lines were run underground opening the opportunity to remove the overhead lines from the skyline! Its only a start, but we’re...