Informational town hall scheduled for upcoming Plano bond election

Early voting will run from April 19-27, and election day will be May 1. (Liesbeth Powers/Communnity Impact Newspaper)
Early voting will run from April 19-27, and election day will be May 1. (Liesbeth Powers/Communnity Impact Newspaper)

Early voting will run from April 19-27, and election day will be May 1. (Liesbeth Powers/Communnity Impact Newspaper)

A town hall focused on informing residents on the 2021 bond referendum will take place from 7-8 p.m. April 22 at the city of Plano council chambers.

Members of the public can listen in and ask questions about the $364 million bond and its six propositions either in person or remotely.

Questions will be heard in the chambers, 1520 K Ave., Plano, via phone at 888-409-5380, or online through the city's Facebook and Twitter pages. The meeting will also be streamed on Plano's webpage through PlanoTV.

City leadership available to answer questions at the meeting will include Budget and Research Director Karen Rhodes-Whitley, Parks and Recreation Director Ron Smith, Engineering Director Caleb Thornhill and Public Works Assistant Director Daniel Prendergast.

More information from the city on the bond referendum can be found here, and more information on city of Plano town halls can be found here. Any requests for sign interpreters or special services must be received 48 hours prior to the meeting time by calling 972-941-7307, according to a city notice.

Residents can vote on the bond beginning as early as April 19, when early voting begins. The early voting period will continue until April 27, and election day is May 1.

In addition to the bond, candidates for Plano City Council—including the mayoral seat—and the Plano ISD and Collin College boards of trustees will be on the ballot.
By Liesbeth Powers
Liesbeth graduated from Baylor University with a degree in new media journalism in December 2018. She gained her newspaper experience as a staff writer and multimedia editor at her campus paper, The Baylor Lariat. Liesbeth joined the Community Impact team in August 2019, where she reports on all things Plano and Richardson, including Plano City Council and Dallas Area Rapid Transit.


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