With less than eight weeks until the November election, the City of Austin has put together a voter information brochure to educate residents on the $385 million bond propositions as well as two other proposition.
If approved by voters, these funds would pay for a variety of projects ranging from transportation improvements and library renovations to public safety facilities. By limiting the total amount of the bond program to $385 million, these bonds can be funded within the city's current bond capacity and debt service tax rate.
In addition to the bond propositions, the City of Austin ballot will contain 10 City Charter amendment propositions and one voter-initiated proposition.
One of the most talked about items voters will get to decide on is whether or not the Austin City Council will be divided into single-member districts.
These will be considered in conjunction with the November General Election for federal, state and county offices as well as propositions for other taxing entities.
For more information about the Nov. 6 election, visit The 2012 Bond Election Voter Information Brochure now available online at www.austintexas.gov/2012bond .
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