Voting at P. Terry's and possible new dams: Central Texas election news

The Upper Brushy Creek Water Control and Improvement District issued an $85 million bond proposal to fund several flood safety projects, including a new dam and drainage improvement efforts. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
The Upper Brushy Creek Water Control and Improvement District issued an $85 million bond proposal to fund several flood safety projects, including a new dam and drainage improvement efforts. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)

The Upper Brushy Creek Water Control and Improvement District issued an $85 million bond proposal to fund several flood safety projects, including a new dam and drainage improvement efforts. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)

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Upper Brushy Creek Water Control and Improvement District

What voters from Hutto to Leander need to know about $85M Upper Brushy Creek WCID bond proposal

Voters from Hutto to Leander will consider whether to approve an $85 million bond in November. The Upper Brushy Creek Water Control and Improvement District issued the bond proposal to fund several flood safety projects, including a new dam and drainage improvement efforts.

Pflugerville


What to know about Pflugerville's 2020 bond package

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.

Austin

Voting early? Learn about the 20 Austin City Council candidates vying for five seats

Depending on where they live, Austinites heading to the polls this year could have the opportunity to cast a vote in one of five Austin City Council races.

Breaking down the numbers for Project Connect: Here is what tax bills would look like for Austin homeowners

On Nov. 3, Austin voters will decide whether they want to raise the tax rate in the city in order to fund Project Connect—a plan to significantly expand Capital Metro's public transportation network with three new rail lines, an underground station and other improvements.

Hays County

Hays, Kyle voters to decide on $122 million in bonds

Early voting for the Nov. 3 general election begins Oct. 13, which means area residents will be able to vote on a $75 million Hays County bond, and combined with that, Kyle residents will consider an additional $47 million for two bonds.

Lake Travis-Westlake

P. Terry’s in Westlake one of several atypical Nov. 3 polling locations

Among Travis County’s 177 polling locations for the Nov. 3 election are a few new locations that stand out.

Voters wanting to vote during lunch—and maybe grab lunch at the same time—can cast their ballot inside P. Terry’s Westlake at 701 S. Capital of Texas Hwy.

New Braunfels

Lake Dunlap residents make final push to restore dam

The incident that occurred May 14, 2019, has left residents of Lake Dunlap with a complex choice Nov. 3: Finance a project that will repair the dam, bring water levels back to normal and subsequently increase their annual tax bill by several hundred dollars, or adjust to the new normal—a trickling creek where a lake used to be.

Lauren Canterberry, Taylor Jackson Buchanan, Kelsey Thompson, Christopher Neely, Jack Flagler, Brian Perdue and Warren Brown contributed to this report.


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