How much did taxes increase for the 2007 Bond Election and are the projects completed?

Voters approved raising the tax rate by six cents, however, due to the increase in property values within the City limits, the collections were higher than expected and the tax rate was ultimately increased just two cents. All projects from the 2007 Quality of Life Bond have been completed.

  • The Boerne Police and Municipal Court Complex opened in November 2010.
  • Northside Park was purchased in 2008 and the Skate Park, restrooms and playground were opened in 2010.
  • The Boerne Fire Department expansion/renovation was complete in March 2011.
  • The Patrick Heath Public Library was completed in April 2011 and opened to the public on June 4, 2011.
  • Sidewalks were completed in 2011 and 2012.
  • River Road Park renovation was completed in summer of 2012.

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1. What is a general obligation bond?
2. How did residents vote in past Bond Elections?
3. How much did taxes increase for the 2007 Bond Election and are the projects completed?
4. If the 2022 Quality of Life Bond goes to the ballot and is approved by voters, will it increase the property taxes paid by homeowners who are 65 or older or disabled?
5. What if I have a question or comment about the proposed Boerne Quality of Life Bond?
6. When would the first bond projects be under construction?
7. Will the Quality of Life Bond Election bond increase taxes?
8. How have residents been involved in developing this bond?
9. How does a bond work?
10. How does the City currently pay for projects?
11. Why not just do these projects on a pay-as-you-go basis?
12. Who would buy the GO bonds?
13. How long would the City be paying off the bond?