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.
Old Goforth Road Improvement Project Due to Old Goforth Road construction, the intersection of Green Meadows Lane and Old Goforth will be closed starting June 13 to permit the reconstruction of the intersection. The intersection at Tom Green School...
Houston Street Drainage Project On Wednesday, May 29, Railroad Street at Rose Street will close. Detour signs are be up in the area. Access will be allowed to residential properties for the duration of the construction project. The City’s contractor...
Old Goforth Road Improvement Project Due to road construction, both lanes of Old Goforth Road will remain closed between FM 2001 and Tom Green School Road. The southbound lane of Old Goforth is open between Tom Green School Road and Hillside Terrace...