The Plano City Council cut more than $35 million from a proposed general obligation bond package, dropping it to $129 million from $164 million. Officials in the Dallas suburb said they felt voters would be more likely to approve the trimmed-down proposals.

The bond election is set for May 9. If voters approve the plan, the annual property tax bill on an average Plano home valued at $251,733 would go up about $60.

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