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.
LIVE MUNICIPAL SITE CAMERA
We now have a live camera on the Municipal site which is operating 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Click on the "Live Municipal Site" link above to see it.
You can also find the link to the camera on our home page in two places. You will see it in the revolving box next to City News. You will also find it at the bottom right of our homepage. There you will see a Municipal Site Live Camera box, with the link below.
It’s hard to believe, but a year ago there was nothing on the Municipal site. Today it’s a different story as our crew continues making progress. “They’re continuing the Main Drive all the way through Loop Street'" said Ray Creswell, Project...
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