2021 Bond Projects Updates

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At the May 1, 2021 Election, Midlothian voters approved the four bond projects described here.  As progress is made on implementing these projects, this information will be updated. Additional information is available on the  2021 Midlothian Bond Referendum website.


Public Safety Facility

Bond Project A
Police officers stock photo
Voters approved the issuance of bonds in the amount of $46,000,000 to construct a new public safety and police headquarters at its current location, 1150 North Highway 67. This would include facilities for a dispatch center, emergency operations command center, investigations suite, property and evidence management, holding cells, public space separate from detainees, training, crime prevention and community action programs, victims’ relief and chaplain’s offices and patrol and administration offices and workspaces, as well as fire department administration and fire marshal offices.

Milestones: June 2021 - Received 14 proposals for architectural/engineering services.  

July 2021 - Received City Council approval to hire project management. firm.

Library & City Hall

Bond Project B

Image to illustrate library and city hall bond projectVoters approved the issuance of bonds in the amount of $25,000,000 to construct a city hall and public library. This combined facility would house a public library with book rooms, children’s area, and hands-on “maker” activity space, and would also share with the city hall lobby and reception areas and community meeting rooms. The new city hall would feature a city council chambers with increased seating capacity for citizens and necessary communications and audiovisual technology, and offices and space for customer service functions and administrative departments.

Milestones: June 2021 - Received 16 proposals for architectural/engineering services.  

July 2021 - Received City Council approval to hire project management firm.

Recreation Center

Bond Project C

Recreation Center bond projectVoters approved the issuance of bonds in the amount of $19,000,000 to construct a community recreation center. Center would be operated as a family membership facility and would serve a multi-generational membership. Programs and services have been envisioned in partnership with the YMCA, which would assume responsibility for day-to-day operations of the facility. Amenities would include fitness and exercise spaces and gymnasium facilities, senior citizen exercise programs, indoor and outdoor pools, a splash pad, child watch center, wellness center, and locker rooms.


Road Improvements

Bond Project D

Road Bond Projects

Voters approved the issuance of $35,575,000 in bonds for city street and road construction and improvements. The following priority road projects were selected based on traffic relief and safety benefits:

  • - US Highway 287 Southbound Exit Ramp (at South 14th Street)
  • - Mt. Zion Road realignment (South 14th Street to Mt. Zion Road)
  • - Hawkins Run Road (from South 14th Street to Midlothian Parkway)
  • - McAlpin Road (from FM 663 to Plainview Road)
  • - South 14th Street (from La Paz to Dove Creek)
  • - Mockingbird Lane (from Midlothian Parkway to Walnut Grove)

Milestones and designs for road projects.