City Of Plano & The Collin College District
There are three open seats on the Collin College Board of Trustees. Plus, Plano voters will decide on a new mayor, city council members, school board representatives and approve or decline six bond referendum items.
Everyone in Collin County will weigh in on who will fill the three open seats on the Collin College board. The community college system has been in the news recently because several women faculty members were let go after publicly voicing dissatisfaction with the school's COVID-19 response.
There's a whole host of ballot items for Plano residents. Four seats open on the Plano City Council, including the mayor. There are also three school board seats open and six bond referendums on the ballot.
Early voting in Collin County happens from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. April 19-24 and from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. April 26 and 27.
Election Day voting is from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. at these locations.
Here are the candidates and items on the ballot:
Collin College Board Of Trustees
Jacoby Stewart Sr.
(City Council Place 6)
Plano City Council
Bill Lisle III
David M. Smith
Plano ISD Board Of Trustees
Shafik Ben Guesmia
Nancy C. Humphrey
City Of Plano Referendums
There are six referendums on the ballot for Plano residents. They focus on renovating existing facilities, rather than building new ones.
The categories are:
- Street Improvements
- Parks & Rec Projects
- Tom Muehlenbeck Recreation Center Project
- Public Safety Projects
- Municipal Facilities
- Library Facilities
The referendum totals $364 million in new bond money over a four-year period.
Currently, the average home value in the City of Plano, as determined by the Collin Central Appraisal District, is approximately $378,396. Based on assessed property valuation, if all propositions are approved, the maximum total tax rate impact would be 2.13 cents or approximately $67.71 in annual taxes for the average homeowner at the end of the four-year period, according to the city.
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