The city is eyeing $11.6 million worth of municipal projects in the coming fiscal year that range from the completion of the Rockwell Park renovations to the reconstruction of Marsh Road.
The projects would be paid for by a combination of bonding, state aid and cash.
Though the Rockwell Park project is the biggest ticket item, there are other major projects slated for funding as well.
Among them is the $2.5 million Main Street streetscape project that has been designed but needs $2.3 million more for its completion. Half of the money is supposed to come from the federal government, the other half from bonding.
Other costly items on the list include a $2.2 million upgrade to the Beals Senior-Community Center’s heating and air conditioning system, $1.4 million to reconstruct another portion of Mix Street and $500,000 for improvements to Allentown Road.
The project list, which has been approved by a key committee, is likely to be included in the city budget that’s tentatively slated for adoption on June 4.
It includes $75,000 for security cameras at Rockwell Park, $50,000 to begin plans to upgrade Kern Park, and $650,000 for Marsh Road improvements.
The project tally includes that final $300,000 for a $1.3 million project to tie city buildings together with a fiber optic network and another $300,000 to improve traffic signals.
There is no money included in the five-year plan for the proposed sports complex on the former Roberts property on Chippens.
The pedestrian bridge between Riverside Avenue and the Memorial Boulevard monuments is currently slated for completion during the fiscal year that starts in July 2010.
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