Buda voters pass transportation, parks and recreation projects

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Early voting began in Texas on Oct. 18. (KXAN Photo)

BUDA, Texas (KXAN) — Buda voters said yes to two propositions that will provide funding for projects aimed to improve transportation, parks and recreation.

Propositions A and B both passed by wide margins, and they will cause a maximum annual tax increase of $38 per year or $3.17 per month for the average Buda home valued at $287,927. Prop A won the vote 74%-26% and Prop B passed 63%-37%.

Proponents of these propositions say it will make roads safer and are necessary to keep up with the increasing number of residents moving into Buda.

Proposition A

Prop. A is a $73.57 million bond — the projected cost for 14 transportation projects. These projects include improvements to bridges and intersections, drainage improvements and adding pedestrian and bike lanes to roads.

Here are the outlined projects and costs that will move forward:

Proposition B

Prop. B will provide $16.09 million in funding for parks and recreation projects, which include the construction of new trails, pedestrian bridges and enhancements to parks.

Here are the outlined projects and costs that will move forward:

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