PALESTINE, Texas (March 20, 2017) – To better inform residents of the sales tax special election, the City of Palestine will host three Town Hall meetings for Proposition 1.
The Proposition 1 Listening Series will give residents information on the sales tax election. On May 6, voters will decide to dedicate a portion of sales tax to repair and maintain city streets. Residents will learn information on sales tax and how it is used in Palestine.
Residents will also have the opportunity to ask questions to city staff and city council members about Proposition 1. The first listening session in the series will be at 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 30 at Palestine City Hall, 504 N. Queen St.
The second and third sessions will be on April 13 at Palestine ISD Central Office, 1007 E. Park Ave., and on April 20 at the Westwood ISD Fine Arts Building at Westwood High School, 1820 Panther Boulevard. Both sessions will be at 6 p.m.
For the March 30 session, the City will also host a virtual town hall meeting. Residents will be able to submit questions via Facebook and receive answers in real time via streaming video. All three listening sessions will be live streamed for residents.
For more information on the May 6 special election, visit the City of Palestine’s website at cityofpalestinetx.com. The city also has information on the general election for mayor and council members on the website.