The city of Chandler will hold a special bond election Nov. 2, giving voters the opportunity to authorize the issuance and sale of general obligation bonds in the amount of $272,685,000, according to a news release from the city.

The bonds will be used to fund multiple projects, including neighborhood parks and street improvements, improve public safety services and equipment as well as upgrade city facilities.

The public may submit an argument in favor of or in opposition of the bond election, which has a total of five questions for the following areas, according to a news release from the city:

  • parks and recreation improvements/community services bonds;

  • public safety/fire bonds;

  • public safety/police bonds;

  • public works/street and transit improvements bonds; and

  • municipal facilities bonds.

The deadline to submit arguments is 5 p.m. Aug. 4, according to a news release from the city. The cost to file an argument is $150, and arguments are limited to 300 words. The $150 fee must be paid when the argument is submitted and may be paid by personal check made out to the city of Chandler, credit or debit card, money order or cash, according to the city.

Completed arguments may be delivered in person to Chandler City Hall, City Clerk’s Office, 175 S. Arizona Ave., first floor, Chandler, Arizona, or sent by mail to Chandler City Hall, Mail Stop 606, P.O. Box 4008, Chandler, Arizona 85244-4008. Each argument filed should also be submitted in electronic format to the city clerk’s office at [email protected], according to the city.