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Fayetteville schedules information sessions on proposed bond packages

Voters will decide three referendum questions on safety, infrastructure, housing

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The city of Fayetteville has scheduled information sessions so that voters can learn more about the three bond packages that will be on the Nov. 8 ballot.

Referendums on the three plans that are part of the Fayetteville Forward Bond proposal will be decided by voters in three separate ballot questions, according to a news release from the city. A total of $97 million in bonds is at stake.

Proposed bond packages would spend $60 million on public safety projects, $25 million on infrastructure improvements and $12 million on housing opportunity programs, the release said.

City staff members will be available to offer residents information on plans to address public safety, infrastructure and housing opportunity needs, the release said.

Specific projects would include, a new 911 call center, fire station renovations, more sidewalks, street improvements, new bike lanes and housing initiatives would be possible.

Residents may attend any of the meetings, which will be held at city recreation centers.

The schedule includes:

  • 5:45 p.m. today, Sept. 20, G.B. Myers Recreation Center.
  • 5:45 p.m. Thursday, J.S. Spivey Recreation Center.
  • 5:45 p.m. Friday, Westover Recreation Center.
  • 5:45 p.m. Sept. 27, Smith Recreation Center.
  • 7 p.m. Sept. 28, Pine Forest Recreation Center.
  • 5:45 p.m. Sept. 30, Tokay Senior Fitness Center.
  • 5:45 p.m. Oct. 4, Stoney Point Recreation Center.
  • 5:45 p.m. Oct. 5, Massey Hill Recreation Center.
  • 5:45 p.m. Oct. 6, Fayetteville Senior Center.
  • 5:45 p.m. Oct. 12, Lake Rim Recreation Center.

Additional sessions will be listed at the city's website. The proposed projects are listed on the Fayetteville Forward Bond web page.

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