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March 16, 2013

Council to consider bond issue

Corsicana — The Corsicana City Council will consider issuing $3.6 million in bonds for street and utility relocation projects when it meets at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 19.

City Manager Connie Standridge said the third issue of the 2007 bond package will include construction work on Collin Street from 20th Street to 31st Street, and utility re-location work on 24th Street and Roane Road.

The council will also consider approving special “Branch Early Voting Locations” for the upcoming May 11 election being held in conjunction with the CISD’s bond election. In addition to early voting at the courthouse from April 29 through May 7, voters will also be able to vote in the city election for city attorney as well as the CISD’s $54 million during a special early voting event being held from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. on April 30 on all campus locations of the CISD.

Also on the council’s Tuesday agenda:

• Bids for vegetation management.

• Bids for Post Oak Creek Stream Bank Stabilization.

• Consider revised city credit card data security policy.

• Consider formal opposition to House Bill 1496.

• Closed session to discuss litigation.

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