2017 Bond Referendum

Overview

The 2017 bond package was developed by a volunteer citizens committee to manage our fast growth with improvements to basic city services such as roads, parks and public safety.   The committee met over several months to narrow down the projects to those determined as most necessary.  A total of four propositions were presented on the ballot and three were approved by the voters at the election held on November 7, 2017.  

 

Bonds

Proposition A - The issuance of $9,100,000 Tax Bonds by the City of Midlothian for constructing and equipping fire safety improvements.

Projects

  • Relocation and construction of new Fire Station #1
    • Selected Brinkley Sargent as Architect - design is ongoing
    • Selected Steele and Freeman as Construction Manager at Risk

  • Construction of a fire fighting training facility
    • Bids for site work will be advertised the week of September 10, 2018
    • Requesting revised drawings for the training facility

Proposition B - The issuance of $22,200,000 Tax Bonds by the City of Midlothian for street and road improvements.

Projects

  • Mockingbird Lane/Hayes Road & FM 1387 Intersection Map  (No start date at this time)
  • South Walnut Grove (US 287 to FM 1387) Map (Final alignment and design is under way)
  • South 14th Street - Additional two (2) lanes Map (Design is complete and ready to bid once right-of-way is acquired)
  • McAlpin Road/FM 663 Intersection Map (No start date at this time)

Proposition D - The issuance of $16,100,000 Tax Bonds by the City of Midlothian for parks and recreation improvements.

Projects

  • Completion of Midlothian Community Park
    • Schrickel, Rollins and Associates have been chosen as our consultant for the pre-engineering phase which should be completed this winter.
    • Request for Proposals for Construction Manager at Risk is currently advertised for selection this fall.