2017 Bond Program

In November 2017, Cedar Hill voters approved the issuance of $45 million in general obligation bonds to finance infrastructure, parks and recreation, and library improvements to be initiated over the next five to seven years. Learn more about the approved bond program.

Voters also approved the extension of the Cedar Hill Crime Control and Prevention District (CCPD) for an additional 15 years, Learn more about the CCPD.


2018 Milestones

In February 2018, the City Council completed the sale of $4.2 million in general obligation bonds to fund the first year of the bond program. Milestones completed in the first year include:

View the 2018 Annual Report for more information on the status of projects.


2019 Implementation Plan

In January 2019, the City Council approved the following work plan for the second year of bond implementation:

In November 2017, Cedar Hill voters approved the issuance of $45 million in general obligation bonds to finance infrastructure, parks and recreation, and library improvements to be initiated over the next five to seven years. Learn more about the approved bond program.

Voters also approved the extension of the Cedar Hill Crime Control and Prevention District (CCPD) for an additional 15 years, Learn more about the CCPD.


2018 Milestones

In February 2018, the City Council completed the sale of $4.2 million in general obligation bonds to fund the first year of the bond program. Milestones completed in the first year include:

View the 2018 Annual Report for more information on the status of projects.


2019 Implementation Plan

In January 2019, the City Council approved the following work plan for the second year of bond implementation:

  • New Creative Playground Dedicated on March 30

    8 months ago
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    On March 30, 2019, Cedar Hill families came together to celebrate the opening of the new creative playground at Virginia Weaver Park.



    On March 30, 2019, Cedar Hill families came together to celebrate the opening of the new creative playground at Virginia Weaver Park.



  • Volunteers Needed for Community Build at Virginia Weaver Park

    10 months ago

    After a public design process in 2018, the final design of the creative playground was approved and engineering and construction plans are in progress. Construction is expected to begin in Spring 2019, and there are multiple opportunities for community involvement.

    Volunteer

    The original playground was built by the community, and community will have the opportunity to participate in the design and construction of the new structure. Community volunteers are needed from March 1 to 3. Adults and children age 10 and up are welcome (Children aged 10-14 must work alongside a parent). Visit cedarhilltx.com/playgroundvolunteer to sign up.

    Purchase a Picket

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    After a public design process in 2018, the final design of the creative playground was approved and engineering and construction plans are in progress. Construction is expected to begin in Spring 2019, and there are multiple opportunities for community involvement.

    Volunteer

    The original playground was built by the community, and community will have the opportunity to participate in the design and construction of the new structure. Community volunteers are needed from March 1 to 3. Adults and children age 10 and up are welcome (Children aged 10-14 must work alongside a parent). Visit cedarhilltx.com/playgroundvolunteer to sign up.

    Purchase a Picket

    Support this project by purchasing a personalized fence picket! Pickets, made of 100% recycled plastic, will surround the new creative playground. Individual pickets may be purchased for $100 and can accommodate 22 characters. Learn more or purchase your picket at cedarhilltx.com/playground


  • Join Us for a Party in the Park on January 26!

    11 months ago
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    Get to know your neighbors and visit with city officials at this FREE family event. Enjoy food, drinks, and games and stay for the re-dedication of the Calf Pasture Park Playground. Find more event information on our facebook page.


    Get to know your neighbors and visit with city officials at this FREE family event. Enjoy food, drinks, and games and stay for the re-dedication of the Calf Pasture Park Playground. Find more event information on our facebook page.


  • Construction on Bradford Park Improvements to Begin in Spring 2019

    11 months ago
    Bradford gazebo

    The signature gazebo at Bradford Park has hosted many neighborhood and community gatherings with hundreds of attendees. The gazebo will be replaced with one similar to the photo below. Construction on the gazebo and other amenities is expected to begin in Spring 2019.


    The signature gazebo at Bradford Park has hosted many neighborhood and community gatherings with hundreds of attendees. The gazebo will be replaced with one similar to the photo below. Construction on the gazebo and other amenities is expected to begin in Spring 2019.


  • Virginia Weaver Park Selected as Site for Community Outdoor Pool

    11 months ago
    Thank you for sharing your feedback on site options for the community outdoor pool. Over the course of several months, input was gathered through public community meetings, aquatics stakeholder meetings, surveys of current pool users, meetings of the Parks and Community Development Corporation (CDC) boards, and open comment on this platform (Let's Talk Cedar Hill).

    Considering public input and analysis of the site options, Virginia Weaver Park was selected as the site of the future community outdoor pool based on connectivity to the trail network, proximity to residential population, and other factors. The next step for the project is to...

    Thank you for sharing your feedback on site options for the community outdoor pool. Over the course of several months, input was gathered through public community meetings, aquatics stakeholder meetings, surveys of current pool users, meetings of the Parks and Community Development Corporation (CDC) boards, and open comment on this platform (Let's Talk Cedar Hill).

    Considering public input and analysis of the site options, Virginia Weaver Park was selected as the site of the future community outdoor pool based on connectivity to the trail network, proximity to residential population, and other factors. The next step for the project is to engage a design team to complete construction documents.

    The existing pool at Crawford Park will remain operational as the new pool is constructed. The city will pursue master planning exercises with the park's stakeholders to determine future improvements to that park.

  • Library Site Advisory Committee Concludes Work

    11 months ago

    n August 2018, the Library Site Advisory Committee concluded their efforts with a final recommendation for the site of the new public library. The City is currently in negotiations to purchase the site and will announce the future location once negotiations are finalized.

    Committee Members Describe Their Experience

    “The experience that I gained out of the library site selection process has been very objective, the large group allows for more diverse thinking. In addition, it promoted more solidarity within the group.“

    “The due diligence that we’ve done is looking for a site that meets the requirements.”

    “The natural beauty of...

    n August 2018, the Library Site Advisory Committee concluded their efforts with a final recommendation for the site of the new public library. The City is currently in negotiations to purchase the site and will announce the future location once negotiations are finalized.

    Committee Members Describe Their Experience

    “The experience that I gained out of the library site selection process has been very objective, the large group allows for more diverse thinking. In addition, it promoted more solidarity within the group.“

    “The due diligence that we’ve done is looking for a site that meets the requirements.”

    “The natural beauty of Cedar Hill has made it difficult to pick a site.“

    “We are committed to meeting the objectives of bringing the outside in.”

    “Our library helps us maintain our culture and community spirit.”



  • Personalized Fence Pickets Available

    over 1 year ago

    Support this project by purchasing a personalized fence picket! Pickets, made of 100% recycled plastic, will surround the new creative playground. Individual pickets may be purchased for $100 and can accommodate 22 characters. Learn more or purchase your picket at cedarhilltx.com/playground(External link)

    Support this project by purchasing a personalized fence picket! Pickets, made of 100% recycled plastic, will surround the new creative playground. Individual pickets may be purchased for $100 and can accommodate 22 characters. Learn more or purchase your picket at cedarhilltx.com/playground(External link)

  • Library Site Advisory Committee defines site goals, begins feasibility analysis

    over 1 year ago

    The Library Site Advisory Committee began their site evaluation process by further defining the goals of the library site. The committee will use the following goals as evaluation criteria when reviewing potential sites:

    ·Accommodate the Library building size needed to best serve the City’s future population

    ·Compliment surrounding environment and align with the City's long-range development plans

    ·Best meet community needs/demands

    ·Enhance operational efficiency

    ·Provide flexibility to future trends

    ·Provide available open space for the library and community surrounding the building

    ·Be flexible to partnerships

    ·Be a catalyst for other things

    ·Accommodate limited Library service disruption

    The Committee has also...

    The Library Site Advisory Committee began their site evaluation process by further defining the goals of the library site. The committee will use the following goals as evaluation criteria when reviewing potential sites:

    ·Accommodate the Library building size needed to best serve the City’s future population

    ·Compliment surrounding environment and align with the City's long-range development plans

    ·Best meet community needs/demands

    ·Enhance operational efficiency

    ·Provide flexibility to future trends

    ·Provide available open space for the library and community surrounding the building

    ·Be flexible to partnerships

    ·Be a catalyst for other things

    ·Accommodate limited Library service disruption

    The Committee has also partnered with a team of professionals to conduct a feasibility analysis of potential site to review opportunities and constraints of each specific site option. The Committee will review this analysis and make recommendations to the city council in summer 2018.


  • Library Site Advisory Committee Appointed

    over 1 year ago

    In February 2018, the city council appointed citizens to a site advisory committee to evaluate potential locations for the new library. The committee will meet in the spring of 2018 to review options based on selection criteria, such as cost of land acquisition, surrounding built environment, and operational efficiency. The committee plans to make a site recommendation to the city council by summer 2018.

    In February 2018, the city council appointed citizens to a site advisory committee to evaluate potential locations for the new library. The committee will meet in the spring of 2018 to review options based on selection criteria, such as cost of land acquisition, surrounding built environment, and operational efficiency. The committee plans to make a site recommendation to the city council by summer 2018.