DALLAS — Volume picks up this week in the Texas municipal market with two school districts pricing new-money issues and a few deals by state and county issuers.
In the week’s largest offering, Harris County plans to issue $184.3 million of refunding bonds in three tranches. It expects to price $33.9 million of permanent-improvement refunding bonds and $35.4 million of unlimited-tax road refunding bonds, with the Harris County Flood Control District issuing $115.2 million of contract-tax refunding bonds. Morgan Keegan & Co. is lead manager for the negotiated sales. First Southwest Co. is the county’s financial adviser.