Politics & Government

Nov. 4 Preview: Propositions

Here’s a look at the propositions voters may see on the Nov. 4 ballot, depending on where they live.

Propositions

(Statewide) Proposition 1: This constitutional amendment would provide for use and dedication of certain money transferred to the state highway fund to help complete transportation construction, maintenance and rehabilitation projects, not to include toll roads.

City of Arlington, Prop. 1: The issuance of $160,130,000 general obligation bonds for street improvements, and the levying of a tax in payment thereof.

City of Arlington, Prop. 2: The issuance of $60,000,000 general obligation bonds for park, open space and recreation improvements, and the levy of a tax in payment thereof.

City of Arlington, Prop. 3: The issuance of $9,780,000 general obligation bonds for firefighting facilities, and the levying of a tax in payment thereof.

City of Arlington, Prop. 4: The issuance of $6,090,000 general obligation bonds for library improvements, and the levying of a tax in payment thereof.

City of Azle: There-authorization of the local sales and use tax at the rate of 0.25 percent to continue paying to maintain and repair municipal streets. The tax expires on the fourth anniversary of this election unless the tax is reauthorized.

City of Forest Hill: The reauthorization of the local sales and use tax at the rate of 0.25 percent to continue paying to maintain and repair municipal streets. The tax expires on the fourth anniversary of this election unless the tax is reauthorized.

City of Fort Worth, Prop. 1: Authorizing the city to provide for planning, acquisition, establishment, development, construction and renovation of a multipurpose arena at Harley Avenue and Gendy Street and adjacent support facilities as a venue project, and to impose an admissions tax on each ticket to events held at the venue, at a rate not to exceed 10 of the price of the ticket, for financing the project.

City of Fort Worth, Prop. 2: Authorizing the city to provide for planning, acquisition, establishment, development, construction and renovation of a multipurpose arena at Harley Avenue and Gendy Street and adjacent support facilities as a venue project, and to impose a livestock facility use tax on each stall or pen used or occupied by livestock during an event held on one or more consecutive days at the venue project, not to exceed $20 in the aggregate per stall or pen rental for any event, for financing the venue project.

City of Fort Worth, Prop. 3: Authorizing the city to provide for the planning, acquisition, establishment, development, construction and renovation of a multipurpose arena at Harley Avenue and Gendy Street and adjacent support facilities as a venue project, and to impose a parking tax on each motor vehicle parking in a parking facility that serves or will serve the project, not to exceed $5 for each motor vehicle, for financing the venue project.

City of Reno: The adoption of a local sales and use tax of 0.25 percent to pay to maintain and repair municipal streets.

City of Richland Hills: Whether the Richland Hills Crime Control and Prevention District should be continued for 101 years and the crime control and prevention district sales tax of 3/8 cent should be continued for 10 years.

Aledo school district: The issuance of $61,500,000 of bonds to acquire, build and equip school buildings, including the purchase of new school buses, and the purchase of sites for school buildings and levying the tax in payment thereof, including the costs of any credit agreements executed in connection with the bonds.

Birdville school district: The issuance of $163,200,000 of bonds to acquire, build and equip school buildings and the purchase of sites for school buildings and levying the tax in payment thereof, including the costs of any credit agreements executed in connection with the bonds.

Keller school district: The issuance of $169,500,000 of bonds to acquire, build and equip school buildings and the purchase of sites for school buildings and levying the tax in payment thereof, including the costs of any credit agreements executed in connection with the bonds.

—Anna M. Tinsley

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