Texas Counties Seek New Revenues to Unleash Dam Work

Albanese, Elizabeth
October 2000
Bond Buyer;10/30/2000, Vol. 334 Issue 31006, p42
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Reports that the board of directors of the Brushy Creek Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 in Texas has placed a $15 million bond referendum on the November 7, 2000 ballot. Aim to raise the funds needed to shore up outdated dams in two Texas counties; Voters' chance to approve a second question that would levy a tax of up to one cent to pay for maintenance of the dams.


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