Shavano Park voters approve $10 million road improvement bond

Melissa M. Taylor

A indication details the way for Shavano Park voters headed to City Corridor, which was an early voting and Election Working day poling web page for the May possibly 7 elections. (Edmond Ortiz/Community Impact Newspaper)

Voters in Shavano Park overwhelmingly permitted the city’s $10 million proposal to fix many older roads and cul-de-sacs May 7. The bond passed with 81% of the vote.

City officials claimed they system to use bond proceeds in the preliminary phases of a long-term town avenue repair service program that involve full reconstruction of Bent Oak Push, Chimney Rock Lane, Cliffside Push, Stop Gate, Fawn Travel, Saddletree Highway, Shavano Drive, Wagon Trail Street and Windmill Road.

The town also designs to repave the Submit Oak Way entrance from Lockhill-Selma Highway and full reconstruction of the cul-de-sacs on Elm Spring Lane, Honey Bee Lane, Hunters Branch and Turkey Creek Road.

Additionally, the town seeks to use the newly accredited bond to leverage federal cash toward repaving its part of DeZavala Road and increasing it with sidewalks, bicycle lanes and drainage upgrades.

Regional leaders said financing a voter-authorised street application could include a blend of a $.01 hike in the personal debt services portion of the city’s complete residence tax price, $1.3 million in readily available road maintenance funding and dollars from projected avenue routine maintenance sales tax revenue in coming many years.

Mayor Bob Werner said all owners age 65 and in excess of will see no home tax rate increase many thanks to their local taxes remaining frozen. A home owner under age 65 with an normal dwelling price of $775,000 could see an annual $78 tax maximize.

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