Sugar Land voters decisively approved four general obligation bond propositions totaling $90.76 million on November 5, 2019. The election results were canvassed at a special City Council meeting on November 12, 2019.
Work will begin on the implementation strategy that will be presented to City Council next spring as part of the fiscal year 2021 budget process, including implementation of a maximum tax rate increase of 3 cents to support the delivery of the bond program during the next three years. The projects are expected to be completed within three to four years.
Assistant City Manager Chris Steubing explains the future of the bond program.
The four approved propositions include:
The projects included in the propositions were selected based on extensive planning through various master plans, City Council input and the results of citizen satisfaction surveys that indicated drainage, public safety and traffic/mobility are the top three priorities for residents.