State Sen. Paul Bettencourt has asked the attorney general to look into the legality of such a program.
The district is asking voters to approve additional debt and a new tax increase only two years after voters approved a $143 million bond proposition.
The runoff will be between firefighter Courtney Chadwell and League City Parks boardmember Ange Mertens.
Now-former Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner spent thousands in taxpayer dollars and corporate donations to pay for a book and documentary of his life and tenure as mayor.
Currently a pilot program using federal funding, local officials may look to taxpayers to continue the program in the future.
The Residential Design Review Committee reviews property owner application submissions for updates or improvements that they want to do on their private property, and it has the power to accept or reject these proposed changes.
Four years and $5 million ago, Former Commissioner Steve Radak called the project an “absolute waste of money.”
Following newly sworn-in Mayor John Whitmire’s inauguration, he immediately began addressing long running local issues.
Houston is facing significant challenges that will be up to the newly elected city government to handle.
The Stafford City Council is considering a measure to create a property tax, which would have to be approved by residents.