The bond propositions include a new 65-acre major community park, development of 128 acres of new parkland along the Brazos River including an adjacent festival site, and nearly 10 miles of hike and bike trails and bridges.
by Ross Ramsey
The wettest part of the state will have an outsized say in the state’s water planning.
Houston, with a mayoral race and the “eighth wonder of the world” on the ballot, could account for one-third of the votes in November’s constitutional-amendment election on $1.1 billion for water projects around the state.
Leading up to the general election on November 5, the City of Sugar Land will spend the early fall making sure voters understand the $50 million dollar bond measure involving three parks propositions.
Harris County Judge Ed Emmett said Monday he would not place a 1-cent property tax on the November ballot intended to buoy area preschools, prompting a lawsuit by a local nonprofit that suppliedtens of thousands of signatures on a petition asking him to do so.
Emmett, a critic of the effort since it launched at the beginning of summer, said the ballot language on the petition does not comply with a repealed chapter of the Texas Education Code.
Sugar Land City Council has called a bond election for the Nov. 5 general election for voters to consider funding $50 million dollars on three parks propositions.
By Jessica Willey, KTRK-TV
The Katy ISD board of trustees is taking one step forward to building a second football stadium.
The school board decided to ask voters to approve a bond to fund a new football stadium for its seven high school programs. That election is now set for November 5.
by Kiah Collier
A $217 million bond authorization that would pay to turn the iconic Astrodome into a convention and exhibit hall is officially headed to Harris County voters.
By Sarah Tucker, Bellaire-River Oaks-West U Examiner
August 6, 2013
Bellaire residents may be voting on a few different bonds in November.
On Monday, Bellaire city council voted 6-1 to allow the city attorney to develop several bond propositions to possibly be included on the ballot.
Bonds that may be considered by voters in the upcoming election include $16 million to finance the reconstruction of ity hall, the civic center and police and municipal court buildings; $5 million for Evelyn’s Park; and $500,000 for facility needs at the Nature Discovery Center.