The first of the four propositions will fund $67 million "for renovations to several municipal buildings including the Richardson Animal Shelter, Fire Station #3 replacement, Library, and addition of a parking lot for the City’s Fire Training Center. The largest project within this proposition includes funding to expand and renovate the Richardson Public Safety Complex located at Belt Line Road and Greenville Avenue."
Proposition 2 will provide $38.57 million in funds "for 3.2 miles of rehabilitation projects for the following collector streets:
Lookout Drive - Plano Road east to terminusFunding would also include rehabilitation projects for 1.7 miles of local streets, 3.8 miles of alley reconstruction, new traffic signals and battery backup units, the addition of turning lanes at several highly traveled intersections, and a flood prevention project impacting West Belt Line Road and Cottonwood Drive." If approved, streets adjacent to Cottonwood Heights Neighborhood Association will benefit, including the replacement of two signal cabinet and battery back up units on Coit Road and the rebuild of the traffic signal at Beltline and Mimosa.
Glenville Drive - Campbell Road to Commerce Drive
Custer Road - Campbell Road to Arapaho Road
West Prairie Creek Drive - Campbell Road to Collins Boulevard
The third proposition will fund $7.2 million "to replace five neighborhood playgrounds, the expansion of hike and bike trails at Breckinridge Park and the newly expanded Spring Creek Nature Area, renovations to the Richardson Senior Center and an updated pool building and equipment for the Canyon Creek Public Pool." Cottonwood Park is included in the list of park playgrounds to be replaced.
Finally, proposition 4 will provide $2.2 million to "replace more than 10 miles of sidewalks in five of the City’s 27 sidewalk regions." This includes a number of sidewalks within Cottonwood Heights Neighborhood Association west of Waterview Drive, south of Beltline Road, east of Coit Road and north of Spring Valley Road.
The embedded map below shows the areas to be impacted if these bond propositions are approved by voters.
The specific language of the bond resolution can be reviewed below.
Stay tuned for more details about these propositions.