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November 5, 2013

Don't forget to vote!


If voters in both areas approve the annexation, property in the Cool and Garner areas can be taxed up to 10 cents per $100 valuation under state law and the ESD is expected to help fund the efforts of Cool-Garner VFD. 

A group associated with the volunteer department collected more than 150 signatures earlier this year to place the issue on the ballot as firefighters expressed a need to obtain reliable funding to meet the needs required to respond to a growing number of emergency calls.


Voters’ guide

The nonpartisan League of Women Voters — Texas Education Fund Voters Guide for the Constitutional Amendment Election —  is available online at and and distributed in print by local Leagues and through many libraries.

Information on the nine proposed constitutional amendments may also be found on the site. 


Polling sites


Pct. Location

100  Silver Creek Methodist Church

2200 Church Rd. Off 730, Azle

105  Silver Creek Elementary School

10300 South Fm 730, Azle

110  Crosstimbers Elementary School

831 Jackson Trail, Azle

111  Azle Masonic Lodge

257 W. Main, Azle

115  Reno City Hall

195 W. Reno Rd., Reno

120  First Baptist Springtown

500 N. Main, Springtown

125  Outreach Of Love Church

3591 E. Hwy 199, Springtown

130  Parker County Ne Annex

1020 E. Hwy.199, Springtown

135  Friendship Baptist Church

801 Friendship Rd., Weatherford

140  Agnes Baptist Church

350 Agnes North, Springtown

200  Harberger Hill Community Ctr Rm B

701 Narrow St., Weatherford

205  Trinity Lutheran Church

1500 Ball St., Weatherford

210  Poolville Methodist Church

230 North Church, Poolville

215  Peaster Fire Dept.

221 Judd St, Peaster 

220  Whitt Fire Dept.

4312 N Fm Rd 52, Whitt

225  Garner Isd

2222 Garner School Road, Garner

230  Calvary Baptist Church

1900 N. Main St, Weatherford

235  Shady Grove Baptist Church

2470 W. Lambert Rd., Weatherford

240  Union Baptist Church

3451 Sarra Ln., Springtown

245  Calvary Baptist Church

1900 N. Main St., Weatherford

250  Harberger Hill Community Ctr Rm C

701 Narrow St., Weatherford

255  Victory Baptist Church

1311 East Bankhead Dr., Weatherford

300  Phoenix Masonic Lodge

1009 Palo Pinto St, Weatherford

305  Grace First Presbyterian Church

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