Brownsville Navigation District Defers Elections to Safeguard Community Against Coronavirus

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – March 27, 2020 – In a special telephonic public meeting today, the Brownsville Navigation District (BND) unanimously approved the deferral of the previously scheduled May 2nd  commission elections until November 3rd – coinciding with other local, state and federal elections – as a further step to safeguard the community from the potential spread of the coronavirus. The deferral will safeguard poll volunteers and the voting public, and is pursuant to a proclamation of the Governor of Texas and a related advisory issued by the Texas Secretary of State.

Today’s meeting was recorded and audio from the meeting will be available starting tomorrow at A copy of the agenda is available at