2012 Bond News Release - November 10, 2011

Bond Committee meetings continue for proposed 2012 Bond

For immediate release contact: Roland Martinez

November 10, 2011

The public is invited to the last scheduled round of meetings of the Community Bond Committees for the City of San Antonio’s proposed 2012-2017 Bond Program.

The proposed $596 million Bond Program will be allocated in four categories: Streets/Bridges/Sidewalks, Drainage, Parks, and Facilities/Community Initiatives. The election is planned for May 2012.

Mayor Julián Castro and City Council approved the recommended community members to serve on four Bond Committees. Mayor Castro appointed Lila Cockrell, Carri Baker Wells and Tessa Martinez Pollack as tri-chairs for the proposed 2012-2017 Bond Program.

The Committees are based on the Bond Program allocations of Streets/Bridges/Sidewalks, Drainage, Parks, and Facilities/Community Initiatives. The Committee format consists of co-chairs for each committee appointed by the Mayor and 30 members per committee with each City Council Member appointing three of the members for each committee.

Meetings are from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Cliff Morton Development & Business Services Center, located at 1901 S. Alamo and South Flores streets. Next week’s meetings are the third of four for each committee.

The meeting schedule is:

 

  • Monday, November 14 – Streets/Bridges/Sidewalks
  • Tuesday, November 15 – Parks
  • Wednesday, November 16 – Drainage
  • Thursday, November 17 – Facilities/Community Initiatives

 

For more information, visit the 2012 Bond web site – www.sanantonio.gov/2012Bond.