About the Election
At their February 1, 2017, meeting, the Southlake Crime Control and Prevention District Board called for a special election to be held asking voters to consider a twenty-year continuance of the current 1/8 cent sales tax that supports crime control and prevention programs and capital purchases.
Proposed District Strategies
1. Achieve the highest standards of school safety and security through the School Resource Officer program.
2. Achieve the highest standards of safety and security through:
- public education, community engagement, and specialized programs that support a low crime rate and effective emergency response;
- modern technology and equipment; and, through
- a well-trained, well-equipped and professional police department.
- District continuance will not increase property or sales tax
“Whether the Southlake Crime Control and Prevention District should be continued for 20 years and the crime control and prevention district sales tax should be continued for 20 years.”
Early voting begins Monday, April 24, 2017, and concludes Tuesday, May 2, 2017. During the period of early voting, voters may vote at any polling location within their county. Voters who are unsure if they are registered to vote are asked to check the appropriate county website (Tarrant or Denton) for verification. In order to vote in the May 6th election, persons must be registered by April 6th.
All voters are required to present an approved form of identification in order to vote in any Texas Election.
Election Day takes place May 6, 2017. Southlake voters must go to their county precinct polling location on Election Day.
Please check the City’s election webpage for updated information. Questions regarding early voting and election day may be directed to the Southlake City Secretary’s office (817) 748-8016.