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Fort Worth Voters Pass $400 Million in Bond Propositions

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    Fort Worth Voters Pass $400M in Bond Props

    Fort Worth voters approved $400 million in bond projects Saturday that will mostly fund street improvements but also new libraries, community centers, and fire stations. (Published Saturday, May 5, 2018)

    Fort Worth voters approved $400 million in bond projects Saturday that will mostly fund street improvements but also new libraries, community centers, and fire stations.

    A summary of those projects, and how the public voted, is below. The city's detailed bond proposal package can be read at the bottom of the page.

    FORT WORTH PROPOSITION A - STREETS AND MOBILITY INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENTS

    Fort Worth Proposition A authorizes the sale of $261,630,080 in General Obligation public securities to finance improvements to the City’s transportation network. These network improvements will include the construction, reconstruction, and rehabilitation of streets and drainage improvements, median improvements, intersections, bicycle ways, bridges, park roads and parking lots, streetscapes, pedestrian ways, signals, sidewalks, street lighting, signage, other traffic and signal controls; and purchase and/or improvement of land, as necessary, to support these improvements.

    Fort Worth Proposition A Street Improvements

    100% ReportingMay 22, 1:19 PM
    For

    14845

    81%
    Against

    3576

    19%

    FORT WORTH PROPOSITION B - PARKS AND RECREATION IMPROVEMENTS

    Fort Worth Proposition B authorizes the sale of $84,180,600 in General Obligation public securities to finance parks, recreation, and community center related improvements to enhance the number, quality, and accessibility of park land and facilities and to address growth in developing/redevelopment areas. These improvements include the renovation and/or construction of athletic fields and supporting infrastructure; replacement and/or expansion of existing community centers and/or construction of new community center facilities; enhancements to community parks; development of neighborhood parks; renovation of existing parks and recreation facilities; extension of roadways, parking, and/or drainage facility improvements at or integrated into parks; replacement or new installation of playgrounds; expansion of the City’s walks and trail systems; design and construction of service facilities to support park maintenance operations; and the purchase and/or improvement of land, as necessary, to support these improvements.

    Fort Worth Proposition B Public Safety Facilities

    100% ReportingMay 22, 1:19 PM
    For

    13571

    74%
    Against

    4795

    26%

    FORT WORTH PROPOSITION C - PUBLIC LIBRARY IMPROVEMENTS

    Fort Worth Proposition C authorizes the sale of $9,868,500 in General Obligation public securities to finance the construction of a new library. The improvements would include the construction and equipping, including opening day book collection of the new library, and the purchase and/or improvement of land, as necessary, to support these improvements.

    Fort Worth Proposition C Tax for public library

    100% ReportingMay 22, 1:19 PM
    For

    14003

    76%
    Against

    4359

    24%

    FORT WORTH PROPOSITION D - FIRE SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS

    Fort Worth Proposition D authorizes the sale of $11,975,820 in General Obligation public securities to finance fire safety related improvements. The improvements would include the design, construction and equipping of new stations, and the purchase and/or improvement of land, as necessary, to support these improvements.

    Fort Worth Proposition D Tax for fire safety

    100% ReportingMay 22, 1:19 PM
    For

    15156

    82%
    Against

    3221

    18%

    FORT WORTH PROPOSITION E - ANIMAL CARE AND SHELTER FACILITY IMPROVEMENTS

    Fort Worth Proposition E authorizes the sale of $13,770,000 in General Obligation public securities to finance the construction of an animal care and shelter facility and related improvements. The improvements would include the construction and equipping of the new facility and the purchase and/or improvement of land, as necessary, to support these improvements.

    Fort Worth Proposition E Animal care

    100% ReportingMay 22, 1:19 PM
    For

    13535

    74%
    Against

    4814

    26%

    FORT WORTH PROPOSITION F - POLICE FACILITY IMPROVEMENTS

    Fort Worth Proposition F authorizes the sale of $18,075,000 in General Obligation public securities to finance the construction of a police station and related improvements. The improvements would include the construction and equipping of the new facility and the purchase and/or improvement of land, as necessary, to support these improvements.

    Fort Worth Proposition F Police facility security

    100% ReportingMay 22, 1:19 PM
    For

    14764

    80%
    Against

    3634

    20%

    Bond Proposal Package