CEDAR PARK, Texas (KXAN) — Voters chose to approve all of Cedar Park’s 2022 bond program.
The 2022 program is made of three propositions: $86.6 million for transportation projects, $42.2 million for parks and recreation projects and $30 million for a public safety project.
Voters will approve each proposition as a sum amount for each project type, but the specific projects can change over time based on need.
Prop. A passed with 70% of the vote.
In Proposition A, transportation projects might include:
- Whitestone Boulevard at 183A Toll Innovative Intersection improvements
- New Hope Drive at 183A Toll innovative intersection improvements design
- Major roads resurfacing
- Neighborhood roads resurfacing
- Turn lane improvements
- Bike and pedestrian improvements
- Anderson Mill Road phase 2
- Toro Grande North extension
- New Hope Drive expansion from Whitestone Boulevard (RM 1431) to Lakeline Boulevard
- Lakeline Boulevard repair and safety improvements from the February 2021 winter storm.
- Ronald Reagan Boulevard expansion design
- Traffic signal Improvements
In Proposition B, park projects might include:
- Trail improvements
- Lakeline Park phase 2
- Brushy Creek Sports Park athletic field turf improvements
- Veterans Park Pool expansion
Prop. B passed with more than 68% of the vote.
In Proposition C, the $30 million public safety project would be the first phase of a public safety training facility for the police, fire and emergency management departments.
Prop. C passed with nearly 73% of the vote.
The total bond cost includes added funds for cost escalation, inflation and insurance costs, according to the city.
The 2022 bond package was created with the help of a 15-member Bond Advisory Task Force of Cedar Park citizens. The group sifted through an initial $200 million capital project list and narrowed the projects down to create a bond recommendation for council’s consideration.
The city expects to complete the 2022 bond programs in five to seven years, according to the city.