Friendswood: Advisory meeting to discuss possible bond election

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by Christopher Smith Gonzalez/ The Daily News

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Posted on February 11, 2013 at 11:14 AM

FRIENDSWOOD — Friendswood’s bond advisory committee made up of city residents will meet Tuesday to discuss the possibility of a bond election.

Forty to 50 residents attended the group’s first meeting last month, said Nick Haby, the city’s spokesperson.

In December, the city council suggested a committee of residents be formed to lead the discussion of what, if any, projects are needed.

City Manager Roger Roecker said there were $27 million of street improvements, drainage projects and building renovations in the city’s five-year capital improvement plan. There were also about $3.5 million of park improvements and acquisitions that could be a part of the bond election. The Friendswood Library board has recommended that the city ask voters to approve a $2 million bond issue to expand and improve the library.

Click here to read more at the Galveston County Daily News.

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