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Election 2011
Updated May 5, 2011 9:55 AM

City Council, Mayor, School Board, School Bond — May 14, 2011

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Blanco City Council will hold an election to elect two city council members and a mayor. Mayor Chuck Homan’s position is up for re-election along with Danny Ray and Bobby McClung’s council seats. This is an at-large election; the two council candidates with the most votes win the council seats.

Blanco ISD is also holding an election. Places 1 and 2 are due to expire. They are presently served by Mary Ann Weaver (Place 1) and Troy Immel (Place 2). There are also three school bond propositions (see below).

For more information about the city election, call the city at 830-833-4525 or, for the school board election, call Blanco ISD at 830-833-4414.

Election Day

Both City of Blanco and Blanco ISD elections will be held on May 14, 2011, at the Blanco Elementary Cafeteria (814 11th St.) from 7am to 7pm.

Early Voting

Early voting will be conducted at the Blanco ISD administration office (814 11th St.) from May 2 to May 10 from 7:45am to 3:45pm, and at City Hall (300 Pecan St.) from May 2 to May 10.

Articles

Letters

More information will be published in the Blanco County News as the election approaches.

Mayor

  • Chuck Homan, incumbent
  • Rebecca Howerton, current city council member

City Council

  • Bobby Mack McClung, incumbent
  • Danny Ray, incumbent
  • Courtney Curbow
  • Maria Guerrero
  • Matt Lewis

Blanco ISD School Board, Place 1

  • Tim Nance
  • Mike Barnes

Blanco ISD School Board, Place 2

  • Troy Immel, incumbent

Blanco ISD School Bond Proposals

Blanco ISD released a Frequently Asked Questions document about the proposals, which goes into detail about the three proposals.

  • Proposition 1 -- $7,685,000
    Elementary school—Renovation of the historical building, including 16 classrooms, computer lab, science lab, restrooms, gallery, and library; new cafeteria, kitchen, with stage; walkway canopies, conversion of library to two classrooms; conversion of existing cafeteria to art/music room; upgrading of gym restrooms and floor.
    Middle School—Add drains and emergency equipment at science labs; add HVAC to middle school gym; add 1-ton split HVAC at server room.
    District-wide—Add security cameras at all campuses; technology improvements.

  • Proposition 2 -- $310,000
    High School—Re-grading and paving repair at campus parking area; stage modifications.
    District-wide—Add 4,000 square foot transportation/maintenance facility; new school bus.

  • Proposition 3 -- $720,000
    New tennis courts.

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