What to know about Pflugerville's 2020 bond package

Pflugerville voters will decide on a $191.3 million, three-proposition bond package. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Pflugerville voters will decide on a $191.3 million, three-proposition bond package. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Pflugerville voters will decide on a $191.3 million, three-proposition bond package. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

As Texans begin early voting, Pflugerville voters will be tasked with deciding on which city council and school board candidates to vote for as well as whether to pass a three-proposition bond package. Texas' early voting runs from Oct. 13-30 with Election Day scheduled for Nov. 3.

Bond projects were selected by members of the city's citizens bond committee in February ahead of the then-scheduled May election.

Following the postponement of the May election due to the coronavirus pandemic, Pflugerville City Council formally voted Aug. 11 to include the roadway, parks and recreation center projects detailed here on the November ballot. Voters can choose to support all, none or some of the propositions listed below.

The estimated annual increase to a property owner's city tax bill is listed as $18.32 per $100,000 home valuation, per city documents.

Here is a look into the $191.3 million bond proposal under consideration this election cycle.

Proposition A: $101.7 million

Proposition A of the bond package details transportation and road infrastructure projects. Key projects include city intersection and neighborhood roadway improvements, Immanuel Road widening, SH 45 frontage roads, Kelly Lane Phase 3, Cameron Road realignment and street reconstruction efforts within the Historic Colored Addition.

Proposition B: $42.3 million

Proposition B details proposed parks and recreation projects and enhancements within the city. Specific areas denoted include trail improvements, Lake Pflugerville Park Phase 2, 1849 Park Phase 2, neighborhood parks improvements, land acquisition and a destination play space. Neighborhood parks considered for development include Pecan Street, Kelly Lane and Picadilly Drive, among others.

Proposition C: $47.3 million

The third proposition under consideration pertains to the development and construction of a new recreation and senior center, amounting to $47.3 million.

Editor's note: This story has been updated to include additional information on the estimated annual increase for property owners' city tax bill.
By Kelsey Thompson
Kelsey Thompson is the reporter for Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto, where her work focuses on education, city government and community development. Originally from Upstate New York, Kelsey relocated to Austin after graduating from Syracuse University in May 2019.


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