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November 2017
Contests and Measures
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Elections Being Conducted
State of Texas: Constitutional Amendments  
Galveston County: Bond Election  
Galveston Independent School District (GISD)  
Galveston County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 (WCID 1)  
Galveston County Municipal Utility District No. 12 (MUD 12)  
Galveston County Water Control and Improvement District No. 19 (WCID 19)  
Galveston County Municipal Utilty District No. 56 (MUD 56)  
Galveston County Municipal Utility District No. 76 (MUD 76)  
State of Texas
State of Texas Proposition 1 The constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of part of the market value of the residence homestead of a partially disabled veteran or the surviving spouse of a partially disabled veteran if the residence homestead was donated to the disabled veteran by a charitable organization for less than the market value of the residence homestead and harmonizing certain related provisions of the Texas Constitution.
State of Texas Proposition 2 The constitutional amendment to establish a lower amount for expenses that can be charged to a borrower and removing certain financing expense limitations for a home equity loan, establishing certain authorized lenders to make a home equity loan, changing certain options for the refinancing of home equity loans, changing the threshold for an advance of a home equity line of credit, and allowing home equity loans on agricultural homesteads.
State of Texas Proposition 3 The constitutional amendment limiting the service of certain officeholders appointed by the governor and confirmed by the senate after the expiration of the person’s term of office.
State of Texas Proposition 4 The constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to require a court to provide notice to the attorney general of a challenge to the constitutionality of a state statute and authorizing the legislature to prescribe a waiting period before the court may enter a judgment holding the statute unconstitutional.
State of Texas Proposition 5 The constitutional amendment on professional sports team charitable foundations conducting charitable raffles.
State of Texas Proposition 6 The constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a first responder who is killed or fatally injured in the line of duty.
State of Texas Proposition 7 The constitutional amendment relating to legislative authority to permit credit unions and other financial institutions to award prizes by lot to promote savings.
Galveston County
Galveston County Proposition A THE ISSUANCE OF BONDS IN THE AMOUNT OF $56,000,000 FOR THE CONSTRUCTION, MAINTENANCE AND OPERATION OF COUNTY ROADS, INCLUDING ROADS WITHIN THE CITIES OF BAYOU VISTA, CLEAR LAKE SHORES, DICKINSON, FRIENDSWOOD, GALVESTON, HITCHCOCK, JAMAICA BEACH, KEMAH, LA MARQUE, LEAGUE CITY, SANTA FE, TEXAS CITY, AND TIKI ISLAND AND THE LEVYING OF THE TAX IN PAYMENT THEREOF.
Galveston County Proposition B

THE ISSUANCE OF BONDS IN THE AMOUNT OF $18,000,000 FOR THE PURPOSE OF PURCHASING, CONSTRUCTING, RECONSTRUCTING, IMPROVING, OR EQUIPPING COUNTY BUILDINGS AND THE LEVYING OF THE TAX IN PAYMENT THEREOF.

Galveston County Proposition C

THE ISSUANCE OF BONDS IN THE AMOUNT OF $6,000,000 FOR FLOOD CONTROL PURPOSES AND THE LEVYING OF THE TAX IN PAYMENT THEREOF.

Galveston Independent School District
GISD Board of Trustee District 5E Matthew J. Hay
Laura Parks Addison
GISD Board of Trustee District 6F Beau Rawlins
Sandra Jones Tetley
Johnny Smecca
Galveston County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1
WCID1 Proposition A THE PLAN AND CONTRACT TO PROVIDE FIRE-FIGHTING SERVICES FOR GALVESTON COUNTY WATER CONTROL AND IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO. 1
Galveston County Municipal Utility District No. 12
MUD12 Proposition A

THE AUTHORITY OF THE DISTRICT TO ISSUE $4,400,000 OF FUTURE BONDS, FOR THE PURPOSE OF MAKING REPAIRS, REPLACEMENTS, AND ADDITIONS TO THE DISTRICT'S EXISTING WATERWORKS SYSTEM, SANITARY SEWER SYSTEM, DRAINAGE AND STORM SEWER SYSTEM, AND NAVIGABILITY OF COASTAL AND INLAND WATERS OF THE DISTRICT, OR PURCHASING, ACQUIRING AND CONSTRUCTING FURTHER WORKS, IMPROVEMENTS, FACILITIES, EQUIPMENT AND APPLIANCES FOR SAID SYSTEMS, FOR THE REFUNDING OF THE DISTRICT'S BONDS, AND THE LEVY OF AD VALOREM TAXES ADEQUATE TO PROVIDE FOR THE PAYMENT OF THE BONDS

Galveston County Water Control and Improvement District No. 19
WCID 19 Proposition A

AN OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE TAX FOR FACILITIES AUTHORIZED BY ARTICLE XVI, SECTION 59, OF THE TEXAS CONSTITUTION, NOT TO EXCEED FORTY EIGHT CENTS ($0.48) PER ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100) VALUATION OF TAXABLE PROPERTY

Galveston County Municipal Utility District No. 56
MUD 56 Proposition A THE ISSUANCE OF $138,970,000 BONDS FOR WATER, SANITARY SEWER, AND DRAINAGE AND STORM SEWER SYSTEMS AND THE LEVY OF TAXES, WITHOUT LIMIT AS TO RATE OR AMOUNT, IN PAYMENT OF THE BONDS
MUD 56 Proposition B THE ISSUANCE OF $17,550,000 BONDS FOR RECREATIONAL FACILITIES AND THE LEVY OF TAXES, WITHOUT LIMIT AS TO RATE OR AMOUNT, IN PAYMENT OF THE BONDS
MUD 56 Proposition C THE ISSUANCE OF $56,615,000 BONDS FOR ROADS AND THE LEVY OF TAXES, WITHOUT LIMIT AS TO RATE OR AMOUNT, IN PAYMENT OF THE BONDS
Galveston County Municipal Utility District No. 76
MUD 76 Proposition A CONFIRMATION OF CREATION OF DISTRICT
MUD 76 Directors (up to 5) Michael G. Robinson
Walter Cox, Jr.
Jeffries Suttles
Theodore Pinson
O. William Bussey, Jr.
MUD 76 Proposition B

THE ISSUANCE OF $23,100,000 WATER, SANITARY SEWER AND DRAINAGE FACILITIES BONDS AND THE LEVY OF TAXES, WITHOUT LIMIT AS TO RATE OR AMOUNT, IN PAYMENT OF THE BONDS

MUD 76 Proposition C

THE ISSUANCE OF $7,200,000 RECREATIONAL FACILITIES BONDS AND THE LEVY OF TAXES, WITHOUT LIMIT AS TO RATE OR AMOUNT, IN PAYMENT OF THE BONDS

MUD 76 Proposition D

THE ISSUANCE OF $10,500,000 ROAD FACILITIES BONDS AND THE LEVY OF TAXES, WITHOUT LIMIT AS TO RATE OR AMOUNT, IN PAYMENT OF THE BONDS

MUD 76 Proposition E

THE ISSUANCE OF $17,250,000 NAVIGATION FACILITIES BONDS AND THE LEVY OF TAXES, WITHOUT LIMIT AS TO RATE OR AMOUNT, IN PAYMENT OF THE BONDS

MUD 76 Proposition F

THE ISSUANCE OF $47,550,000 REFUNDING BONDS TO REFUND BONDS AUTHORIZED BY ARTICLE 16, SECTION 59 OF THE TEXAS CONSTITUTION AND THE LEVY OF TAXES, WITHOUT LIMIT AS TO RATE OR AMOUNT, IN PAYMENT OF THE BONDS

MUD 76 Proposition G; THE ISSUANCE OF $10,500,000 REFUNDING BONDS TO REFUND BONDS AUTHORIZED BY ARTICLE 3, SECTION 52 OF TEXAS CONSTITUTION AND THE LEVY OF TAXES, WITHOUT LIMIT AS TO RATE OR AMOUNT, IN PAYMENT OF THE BONDS
MUD 76 Proposition H MAINTENANCE TAX NOT TO EXCEED $1.50 PER $100 OF ASSESSED VALUATION

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