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.
City Park Construction Update Sept. 13, 2019 The new amphitheater went vertical this week! Shapes, textures, and shadows lit by the setting Texas sun provides a beautiful and warm backdrop to the many events that the future holds in store for the...
Old Goforth Construction Update: Old Goforth Road’s transition to being a “New” Goforth Road continues to take shape! Over the past week the work crews of the City’s contractor, Smith Construction, completed the nearly 4,000 square foot retaining...
The new traffic signal at Loop/Sequoyah and Main St. is going up. This is all part of the Main Street Improvements between Cabela's Drive and Railroad St. The lights are expected to be in operation within the next couple of weeks.