Katy City Council Issues Street and Drainage Improvement Bonds

By George Slaughter While the Katy City Council Monday night passed an ordinance authorizing the issuance of $9 million in bonds for street and drainage improvements following last year’s hurricane, the city has been using its cash reserves to begin work on those projects now. Mayor Chuck Brawner has said that the bonds will help the city rebuild its reserves. Projects include elevating the 1st Street bridge and Katy Hockley Road (Avenue D), drainage for […]

Committee Recommends $609 Million School Bond for Katy Independent School District

By George Slaughter The Katy Independent School District 2017 Community Bond Advisory Committee voted to recommend a bond proposal for an estimated $609 million Tuesday night. The formal recommendation with the final figures will be submitted by June 28 to the Katy Independent School District Board of Trustees. The board will have until August to approve the proposal. If approved, the bond will be put to voters in the November 7 election. No tax increase […]