Dallas City Council Likely to Delay $800 Million Bond Package Until November

Repairs for Dallas streets are getting pushed until a few more months down the road. The majority of the Dallas City Council, in an unofficial vote Wednesday, supported delaying the proposed $800 million May bond package after they couldn't agree to how much should go to streets and other city wants and needs. Voters will likely see the bond package on a November ballot instead.By then, it's possible that some council members will have lost their re-election bids in May.It was a remarkable course reversal for the council. A few months ago, Mayor Mike Rawlings appeared to stand alone advocating for a November bond package. But after some behind-the-scenes persuasion and a public plea Wednesday, Rawlings got eight of his colleagues to tentatively agree to wait for November.  Continue reading...

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