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On Nov. 7, 2006, Austin voters approved a $567.4 million bond program to fund capital improvements.

On Nov. 2, 2010, Austin voters approved a $90 million bond program fund mobility improvements.

On Nov. 6, 2012, Austin voters approved $306.6 million in bond propositions to fund capital improvements.

On Nov. 5, 2013, voters approved $65 million in general obligation bonds for affordable housing.

For more information about the City of Austin's affordable housing programs, visit the Neighborhood Housing and Community Development Department.

This page provides information related to the development of the 2018 GO Bond Program.  The process kicked off in December 2016, and is slated to wrap up in December 2017.

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) was signed into law on Feb. 17, 2009, by President Barack Obama. It is intended to jumpstart the economy as the nation tries to recover from a global economic downturn. Money will flow from the Federal government to states, cities, non-profits and other agencies and organizations. Funding will come through many different processes and for a wide variety of goals and priorities.

The Annual Report provides a high-level status of the Capital Improvement Program including information on voter-approved bond programs, updates on key projects and programs and overall capital spending.

The City of Austin Purchasing Office is pleased to provide live bid opening webinars on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3:00 p.m. There is a login limit of 25 participants for the webinar.

The City has four voter-approved bond programs that are regularly funding capital improvement projects.

The Bond Programs Report provides the public with project updates and spending details on the City’s voter-approved general obligation bond programs.

Learn about how the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) affects your quality of life, the key drivers affecting capital investment and how the City makes decisions on where to invest.

Every person owning, operating, managing, or controlling any hotel or collecting payment for occupancy in any hotel shall collect the Hotel Occupancy Tax from their guests for the City of Austin.

The City of Austin Purchasing Office includes the following documents in all solicitations for goods and services and the resultant contracts. In the event that modifications or changes are made to the standard definitions, instructions and/or terms and conditions, they will be contained in a Supplemental Purchase Provisions Section issued with each solicitation.