CITY & COUNTY
Denton County voters approve $650M bond
than 110 projects have been identified to date in all four precincts of Denton County. Denton County Judge Andy Eads said he is pleased to see the results in favor of the bond. “It looks like Denton County will be in the road building business for the foreseeable future, which is a real priority of the commissioners,” he said with 75% of precincts reporting Nov. 8. Among proposed projects are Loop 288 West and Loop 288 East frontage roads, FM 1171 West, I-35W frontage roads, US 377 North, and more. This is the first road transportation bond on the ballot since 2008. Results are unofficial until can- vassed. Visit communityimpact.com/ voter-guide to see results from all local elections in your community.
BY SAMANTHA DOUTY
DENTON COUNTY Voters approved the county’s $650 million bond on Nov. 8. With all county precincts reporting, about 74.1% of the votes counted were cast in favor of the transporta- tion bond that looks to update the county’s infrastructure. The bond will focus on transpor- tation projects in Denton County. The projects are slated to provide congestion relief and safety improve- ments, according to the county. More
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process with a visioning meeting and community meeting in December. Mayor Bryan Livingston also added he wanted to see more opportunities for community engagement through- out the process. “I think we need to follow up on the idea of doing citizen surveys and being more proactive as opposed to relying on people to come in here and attend the meetings,” Livingston said. The update will happen in three phases. The first phase will look at the plan’s foundation and will include community input. Phase 2 will focus on drafting the plan. Phase 3 will be adopting the plan. Work on the update is expected to finish in July 2023.
ARGYLE The town of Argyle will begin the process of updating its comprehensive plan. Argyle Town Council authorized a professional services agreement with town engineering firm Freese and Nichols to update the plan during its Nov. 7 meeting. The town is set to pay no more than $138,185 for the project. The plan was last updated in 2018, according to the agenda item, and the upcoming update will “better reflect where the town of Argyle is today.” Some of the focuses of the coming update will include economic devel- opment in the town’s commercial corridors and replacing form-based code in the land-use plan. The town is aiming to begin the
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ARGYLE’S COMPREHENSIVE PLAN
Argyle Town Council approved funding to update its comprehensive plan, which it hopes to complete in 2023.
Council expected to complete work on plan
Council approved funds to update plan
Plan last updated
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