See a list of possible projects for Georgetown's proposed mobility bond

Georgetown residents may be voting on a $50 million mobility bond this May.

A citizens advisory committee that began meeting in August worked with the public to provide project recommendations to City Council. A final list was presented Jan. 12 for feedback.

“The need for transportation projects in Georgetown far exceeds the targeted $50 million,” the advisory committee stated in a presentation. “We are concerned that a single project—SE Inner Loop—plus allocations will consume all the targeted amount, potentially to the exclusion of other important projects.”

In addition to the top 10 projects ranked and recommended, $7 million in allocations are proposed to be included in the bond package for stand-alone projects, including: $2.5 million for sidewalks, $1.5 million for bicycle facilities, $1.7 million for intersections and $1.3 million for transportation technology.

If a transportation mobility bond is to be on the May ballot, then it must be called by the Feb. 9 City Council meeting because the state’s deadline to file for a place on the May 1 ballot is Feb. 12.

The item will be on the agenda for the Jan. 26 council workshop, where staff will seek direction on a final selection of roadway projects and the extra allocations.
By Sally Grace Holtgrieve
Sally Grace Holtgrieve solidified her passion for news during her time as Editor-in-Chief of Christopher Newport University's student newspaper, The Captain's Log. She started her professional career at The Virginia Gazette and moved to Texas in 2015 to cover government and politics at The Temple Daily Telegram. She started working at Community Impact Newspaper in February 2018 as the Lake Travis-Westlake reporter and moved into the role of Georgetown editor in June 2019, and in addition, editor of Leander-Cedar Park in August 2020.


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