The West Houston Association recently announced its support for the upcoming bond referendums for Harris County, Fort Bend County and Montgomery County. All three elections are set for Tuesday, November 3, 2015.
The Harris County $848 million bond package focuses on improving county roads and bridges. The bond issue includes $700 million is allocated to improve county roads and bridges, $60 million for parks and $64 million for flood control.
The Fort Bend County $98.6 million bond package targets expansions and updates to buildings and facilities throughout the county. The Fort Bend County Justice Center located in Richmond is planned to get $29.2 million. The bond issue also includes funding for construction of a Sheriff’s Office substation near Westpark Tollway and FM 1463.
Montgomery County’s $280 million bond issue will fund major roadway improvements in one of the fastest growing counties in Texas.
With a strong focus on public safety and infrastructure, the upcoming bond referendums for all three counties would enhance safety and improve mobility for area residents.
“Since its creation the Association has fully supported our area counties’ efforts to address the infrastructure demands of a rapidly growing metropolitan region,” said WHA Chairman Peter Houghton. “The ability to respond to growth demands by expanding the systems that serve our community is vital to maintaining the high quality of living our residents have come to expect. This includes not only transportation infrastructure, but parks, libraries and other services. We encourage the citizens of each county to vote for their respective referendums on November 3.”
The West Houston Association has a 36 year history of bringing new ideas to Greater West Houston in infrastructure, public policies and planning. The Association is a 501(c)(4) entity whose membership works for a better living and working environment for the 1.5+ million residents and 500,000 employees in Greater West Houston. We are property owners, major employers and related community interests combined to advocate for improved mobility, better infrastructure and a sustainable, quality of living environment for the region. The Greater West Houston area encompasses western Harris County, northern Fort Bend County, southwest Montgomery County and most of Waller County.