Primary 2019 - Columbus Bond Issues Info

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May 7, 2019 Primary Election - Issues 7,8,9,10,11

The 2019 proposal consists of five bond issues: Health, Safety and Infrastructure, Recreation & Parks, Public Service, Public Utilities, and Neighborhood Development. The City of Columbus is proposing a $1.03 billion voted bond package to finance capital improvements. The bonds do not raise taxes. They are mechanisms that allow the city to borrow money to make improvements.

 

Issue 7: HEALTH, SAFETY AND INFRASTRUCTURE:This bond will allow the city to make investments in new police & fire stations, improve existing facilities, and replace fire and safety equipment.

  • 2019-2023 Proposed Capital Improvement Program Total: $205,000,000

Issue 8: RECREATION & PARKS:This bond will allow for investments in Columbus’ existing and new community centers, parks, pools, bike paths, equipment, and more.

  • 2019-2023 Proposed Capital Improvement Program Total: $100,000,000

Issue 9: PUBLIC SERVICE:Provides basic city services and maintains Columbus  infrastructure. This includes road resurfacing, road & sidewalk improvements, neighborhood revitalization, refuse equipment & facilities, and more.

  • 2019-2023 Proposed Capital Improvement Program Total: $425,000,000

Issue 10: PUBLIC UTILITIES:This bond allows for continued investment in stormwater, water, sanitary, and power & lighting systems.

  • 2019-2023 Proposed Capital Improvement Program Total: $250,000,000

Issue 11: NEIGHBORHOOD DEVELOPMENT:This bond allows for investment in affordable housing throughout the City of Columbus.

  • 2019-2023 Proposed Capital Improvement Program Total: $50,000,00.

*For more information about the bonds and faqs, please visit https://www.columbus.gov/mayor/bond-package/voted-bond-package/

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