Dallas, Fort Worth Voters Approve 7 Props for Schools, City Services

Props for schools, economic development, other city services

By Frank Heinz
|  Wednesday, Nov 6, 2013  |  Updated 7:46 AM CDT
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In Fort Worth, voters approved three propositions related to the Fort Worth Independent School District and the construction of new schools and the purchase of new buses.

Jeff Smith, NBC 5

In Fort Worth, voters approved three propositions related to the Fort Worth Independent School District and the construction of new schools and the purchase of new buses.

Voters in Dallas and Fort Worth voted to approve seven propositions regarding bonds and taxes in their cities.

In Dallas County, voters in the North Oak Cliff Municipal Management District voted to approve four propositions, three related to the issuance of more than $95 million in bonds and the levy of taxes in payment of the bonds and a fourth for a maintenance tax.

The propositions are to service a defined area while, specifically:

  • Prop 1 included $22,657,189 in bonds for water, sanitary sewer, drainage and storm sewers. Race Results
  • Prop 2 included $27,123,792 in bonds for roads. Race Results
  • Prop 3 included $47,406,020 in bonds for economic development.  Race Results
  • Prop 4, the maintenance tax, is not to exceed $.15 per $100 of assessed valuation. Race Results

In Fort Worth, voters approved three propositions related to the Fort Worth Independent School District and the construction of new schools and the purchase of new buses.

  • Prop 1 included the issuance of $386,555,000 in "bonds for the construction, renovation, acquisition and equipment of school buildings and the purchase of necessary sites for school buildings and the levying of the tax in payment thereof."  Race Results
  • Prop 2 included an additional $73,305,000 for schools, including "the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math School and the Performing & Fine Arts Academy and the levying of the tax in payment thereof." Race Results
  • Prop 3 called for $30,000,000 in bonds for new school buses and building equipment, "and the levying of the tax in payment thereof." Race Results

All seven of the propositions passed.

To see complete results from Election Day, click here.

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