San Antonio Voters Approve Conservation Funding

San Antonio voters overwhelmingly approved two conservation propositions today.

The Edwards Aquifer Protection Program, which uses a one-eighth cent sales tax to purchase conservation easements over the aquifer’s recharge zone, was approved by 78 percent of voters.

And the Parks Development and Expansion plan, also funded through an eighth-cent sales tax, was approved by nearly 75 percent of voters.

San Antonio’s City Charter will also see some changes post-election day. There were four proposed changes to it.

The first would require a vote before the Alamo City could build streetcar or light rail in a public right of way. This proposition garnered nearly 67 percent of the vote, according to unofficial results… Read the full story from the San Antonio Current.

 

Helpful links:

Edwards Aquifer Protection Program 

Land Conservation and Stewardship