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Stop Six Community Hub, Aquatics Center Included in May 7 Bond Election

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Fort Worth voters will consider five propositions for municipal bond funding in a May 7 election. The propositions are divided into funding for streets and pedestrian mobility infrastructure; park and recreation improvements; public library improvements; police and fire safety improvements and open space conservation.
 
Proposition B, the parks and recreation item, totals $124 million. That sum includes $17.5 million for design and construction of a 28,000-square-foot community center to replaces the aging Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center on Truman Drive and $8.2 million for design and construction of an adjacent outdoor aquatics center.
 
The Fort Worth City Hall (City of Fort Worth) has scheduled several community meetings this month to share information about the proposed bond program, including:
• 6-8 p.m. Monday, April 11, East Regional Library, 6301 Bridge St.
• 6-8 p.m., Wednesday, April 20, McDonald YMCA, 2701 Moresby St.
• 10 a.m.-noon, Saturday, April 23, Handley Meadowbrook Community Center, 6201 Beaty St.
 
Residents may also submit questions and comments via email at FWConnection@fortworthtexas.gov.
 
Key dates:
• Thursday, April 7 – Last day to register to vote in May 7 election
• April 25-May 3 – Early voting period
• Saturday. May 7, 2022 – Election Day