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.
Proposition A - The issuance of $9,100,000 Tax Bonds by the City of Midlothian for constructing and equipping fire safety improvements.
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
Contracted with Reed Engineering Group, Ltd. for construction materials engineering and testing services.
Bids for site work will be advertised the week of September 10, 2018
Requesting revised drawings for the training facility
Contracted with Freese and Nichols, Inc for design related services.
Contracted with Circle H Contractors, LP for site work.
Contracted with Jahnke and Sons Construction, Inc. dba WHP Training for construction of the facility.
Contracted with GAW Construction Services, LLC for foundation pad site work.
Construction in progress.
Construction complete - grand opening November 14, 2019.
Active training at the Midlothian Fire Training Center.
Proposition B - The issuance of $22,200,000 Tax Bonds by the City of Midlothian for street and road improvements.
Mockingbird Lane/Hayes Road & FM 1387 IntersectionMap
Construction is under way along the south side of FM1387 for improvements along Hayes Road and FM 1387 (extension on north side of FM 1387 to Mockingbird Lane anticipated to be completed when property develops).