Plano voters approve $45M in bond propositions

Among the $44.7 million in bonds outlined in the 2019 Plano referendum, $600,000 is bookmarked for a project to replace the roofing at Davis Library.

Among the $44.7 million in bonds outlined in the 2019 Plano referendum, $600,000 is bookmarked for a project to replace the roofing at Davis Library.

Plano voters approved all three city bond propositions, totaling nearly $45 million in funding for street, parks and municipal facilities projects, in the May 4 election.

Proposition A, the largest of the three propositions at $18.8 million, received the most support from Plano voters. The funds will pay for repairs on residential streets and alleyways, as well as arterial roadways.

Other projects to receive funding include roofing replacements at the city aquatic center and two city libraries, as well as nearly $10 million for community and neighborhood parks.

For a full breakdown of all three propositions, see our list below:

Proposition A: $18.8 million


$11.4 million: residential street and alley repair

$7.4 million: Arterial concrete repair

Proposition B: $17.9 million


$5.9 million: community parks

$3.8 million: neighborhood parks

$3.2 million: lighting replacements

$2.4 million: park restrooms

$1.3 million: trail replacement

$935,000: Tom Muehlenbeck Recreation Center pump room

$500,000: Plano Aquatic Center roof replacement

Proposition C: $8 million


$5.8 million: Parkway operations and fleet service center revitalization

$600,000: Davis Library roof replacement and weatherproofing

$600,000: Harrington Library roof replacement

$500,000: Fire Station No. 5 building revitalization

$275,000: Animal shelter parking expansion

$250,000: Fire Station No. 2 roof replacement
By Gavin Pugh
Gavin has reported for Community Impact Newspaper since June 2017. His beat has included Dallas Area Rapid Transit, public and higher education, school and municipal governments and more. He now serves as the editor of the Grapevine, Colleyville, Southlake edition.


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