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Kyle’s Mayoral Race Heads for runoff, $47 Million in bonds approved

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City of Kyle Mayor

Mayoral incumbent Travis Mitchell failed to win a majority of the vote, leading to a runoff election with former council member and longtime Kyle resident Linda Tenorio. Both Mitchell and Tenorio received about 37% of the total vote.

City of Kyle District 2

In District 2, Flores-Cale easily beat incumbent council member Tracey Scheel; 61% to 39%. District 2 covers the SE area of Kyle.

City of Kyle District 4

District 4 was previously held by council member Alex Villalobos who stepped down to run for Hays County Sheriff.

With no incumbent, Bradshaw and McHutchion faced off to fill the position.

Bradshaw won an impressive victory 60.9% vs McHutchion 39.1%.

KYLE PROPOSITION A: PUBLIC SAFETY FACILITY

Seeks approval to sell general obligation bonds to fund the design, construction and equipping of a new Public Safety Center that would be located on Marketplace Avenue at Kohler’s Crossing. The total amount of the bonds for which approval is sought is $37 million.

If passed, the City anticipates raising the property tax rate by an estimated $0.0744 cents per $100 of valuation during the 20-year lifecycle of these general obligation bonds. The average property owner with a $216,000 home within the City of Kyle would see their property taxes increase approximately $13.50 per month, or about $160.50 per year, beginning in October 2021. 

KYLE PROPOSITION B: PARKS

Seeks approval to sell general obligation bonds to fund property acquisition, planning, designing, developing, constructing, improving, and equipping of a public park specifically a Regional Sportsplex and Festival Grounds. The total amount of the bonds for which approval is sought is $10 million. 

If passed, the City anticipates raising the property tax rate by an estimated $0.0201 cents per $100 of valuation during the 20-year lifecycle of these general obligation bonds. The average property owner with a $215,762 home within the City of Kyle would see their property taxes increase approximately $3.61 per month, or about $43.37 per year, beginning in October 2021. 


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