From the city of San Marcos
The San Marcos city council Tuesday unanimously voted to endorse the $207 million Hays County Road Bond proposition on the Nov. election ballot.
The Hays County road bond proposes the sale of $207 million to finance the construction of state and local roads across .
Projects funded with pass-through financing from the total $148 million, with $133 million of that amount to be reimbursed by TxDOT. Some $59 million is allocated in the road bonds for Hays County-priority projects.
The road bond proposition includes $18 million for the construction of FM 110 from McCarty Lane to State Highway 123. The City of San Marcos and Hays County entered into an agreement in April on the roadway project that will be part of the eastern loop around San Marcos.
County Commissioner Jeff Barton of Kyle presented highlights to the City Council at Tuesday’s meeting. He cited the fast pace of growth in Hays County, serious congestion on state and local roads, safety issues and improved mobility as reasons for the road bond program.
A citizen Bond Advisory Committee of Hays County residents recommended the road bond projects,
Projects that would be funded by the TxDOT-Hays County pass-through financing agreement include:
Hays County priority roads included in the bond proposal include:
The city council resolution urges voters to support the road bond proposition November 4.Email | Print