Hays County voters have big choice on $237.8 million bond package
Hays County voters will have to make a choice at the polls this year on the county’s largest request since 2008: a $237.8 million bond package.
The bond package has two propositions: $106.4 million for public safety facilities, including an expansion and renovation of the decades-old jail and construction of buildings for emergency communications and law enforcement, and $131.4 million for road construction.
Officials in Hays County, one of the fastest-growing counties in the country, say these measures are necessary to keep up with explosive growth. But critics say the county already bears too much debt and can’t afford to take on more… Read more from MyStatesman.com